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safe·keep·ing

 (sāf′kē′pĭng)
n.
The act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection.

safekeeping

(ˈseɪfˈkiːpɪŋ)
n
the act of keeping or state of being kept in safety

safe•keep•ing

(ˈseɪfˈki pɪŋ)

n.
the act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection; care; custody.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safekeeping - the responsibility of a guardian or keeper; "he left his car in my keeping"
hands, custody - (with `in') guardianship over; in divorce cases it is the right to house and care for and discipline a child; "my fate is in your hands"; "too much power in the president's hands"; "your guests are now in my custody"; "the mother was awarded custody of the children"
duty, obligation, responsibility - the social force that binds you to the courses of action demanded by that force; "we must instill a sense of duty in our children"; "every right implies a responsibility; every opportunity, an obligation; every possession, a duty"- John D.Rockefeller Jr

safekeeping

noun protection, keeping, care, charge, trust, ward, custody, supervision, surveillance, tutelage, guardianship He had been given the bills for safekeeping by a business partner.
Translations

safekeeping

[ˌseɪfˈkiːpɪŋ] n
to give sth to sb for safekeeping → confier qch à qn
I gave the letters to her for safekeeping → Je lui ai confié les lettres.
Valuable paintings had been removed for safekeeping
BUT On avait emporté des tableaux précieux pour les mettre en lieu sûr.

safekeeping

[ˈseɪfˈkiːpɪŋ] ncustodia
I gave it to him for safekeeping → gliel'ho dato in custodia
the key is in his safekeeping → gli è stata affidata la custodia della chiave
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Under the peace agreement, the IDB will safekeep the firearms in a storage facility agreed by both parties and would be guarded by members of the Joint Peace and Security Teams.
Similar to saving accounts that safekeep cash, CDS accounts are bank accounts that safekeep share holdings.
Obviously, rather than store the cash in a personal vault which is just too risky, he would need a bank to safekeep his funds.
Established in 1979, L'artisan du Liban was Lebanon's first social enterprise, and it sought to keep artisans active and safekeep artistry and heritage by providing local craftspeople a marketplace for their goods.
END presents itself as "inseparable from a national development strategy" (Brasil 2012, 43), "the link between the concept and the policy of national independence, on the one hand, and the Armed Forces to safekeep that independence, on the other" (Brasil 2012, 45).
China Construction Bank Corp has been chosen as its sub-custodian bank in China by CIMB Bank Bhd to clear, settle and safekeep China shares, bonds and other investment products on behalf of CIMB Bank and its clients.