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.
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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
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Translations

safe-deposit

[ˈseɪfdɪˌpɒzɪt] safety-deposit [ˈseiftɪdɪˌpɒzɪt] n (vault) → caveau m inv; (box) → cassetta di sicurezza
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References in classic literature ?
We pass on; and some day we come, at the end of a very dull life, to reflect that our romance has been a pallid thing of a marriage or two, a satin rosette kept in a safe-deposit drawer, and a lifelong feud with a steam radiator.
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Kjeld Jacobsen, 73, opened a safe-deposit box after shutting down his jewellery store after 45 years.
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The interest in real assets and in safe-deposit boxes may also be linked to offshore clients of Swiss banks, looking to find a way to circumvent pending deals with Germany, Austria and Britain that would tax their secret accounts.
It's Friday afternoon at Parrish Middle School, where a preview for the state's annual public auction of abandoned safe-deposit boxes has begun.
Although large-scale construction doesn't begin until January, under Freid's ownership, the property now features soft enhancements such as complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access, new bedding, safe-deposit boxes, in-room coffee, ironing boards/irons, hairdryers and on-command video system.
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Down toward the end, the pinch-writer finally got around to the deep, intriguing stuff: case..." letters, which Mary Jo wisely put away in her safe-deposit box.