safe-deposit


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safe-deposit

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safety-deposit

n
a. a place or building with facilities for the safe storage of money or valuables
b. (as modifier): a safe-deposit box.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.safe-deposit - a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuablessafe-deposit - a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
deedbox, strongbox - a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
Translations

safe-deposit

[ˈseɪfdɪˌpɒzɪt] safety-deposit [ˈseiftɪdɪˌpɒzɪt] n (vault) → caveau m inv; (box) → cassetta di sicurezza
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