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The act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection.
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the act of keeping or state of being kept in safety
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the act of keeping safe or the state of being kept safe; protection; care; custody.
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|Noun||1.||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"
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noun protection, keeping, care, charge, trust, ward, custody, supervision, surveillance, tutelage, guardianship He had been given the bills for safekeeping by a business partner.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
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.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
safekeeping[ˈseɪfˈkiːpɪŋ] n → custodia
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
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995