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de·pos·i·tar·y

 (dĭ-pŏz′ĭ-tĕr′ē)
n. pl. de·pos·i·tar·ies
1. One entrusted with something for preservation or safekeeping.
2. A depository.

depositary

(dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
n, pl -taries
1. a person or group to whom something is entrusted for safety or preservation
2. (Commerce) a variant spelling of depository1

de•pos•i•tar•y

(dɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɛr i)

n., pl. -tar•ies.
1. one to whom anything is given in trust.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin dēpositārius a trustee = Latin dēposit(us) (see deposit) + -ārius -ary]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.depositary - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeepingdepositary - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
archive - a depository containing historical records and documents
bank building, bank - a building in which the business of banking transacted; "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"
drop - a central depository where things can be left or picked up
facility, installation - a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry; "the assembly plant is an enormous facility"
depository library, library - a depository built to contain books and other materials for reading and study
lost-and-found - repository in a public building where lost articles can be kept until their owners reclaim them
museum - a depository for collecting and displaying objects having scientific or historical or artistic value
repertory - a storehouse where a stock of things is kept
sperm bank - a depository for storing sperm
storage space - the area in any structure that provides space for storage
storehouse, depot, entrepot, storage, store - a depository for goods; "storehouses were built close to the docks"
treasury - a depository (a room or building) where wealth and precious objects can be kept safely
Translations

depositary

[dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ] N
1. (= person) → depositario/a m/f

depositary

nTreuhänder(in) m(f)
References in classic literature ?
These families, who had formed the backbone of the village life in the past who were the depositaries of the village traditions, had to seek refuge in the large centres; the process, humorously designated by statisticians as "the tendency of the rural population towards the large towns", being really the tendency of water to flow uphill when forced by machinery.
It is also one of the leading depositaries for American Depositary Receipts (ADRs) and Global Depositary Receipts (GDRs), and, through a fully integrated network of specialist offices worldwide, provides domestic custody services in 28 securities markets.
In the past year, companies that have moved their DR programs to The Bank of New York from other depositaries include France's Thomson and Aventis, U.