safe-deposit


safe-deposit
safe-deposit [sāfdi päz′it ]
adj.
designating or of a box or vault, esp. in a bank, for storing jewels and other valuables, important documents, etc.: also safety-deposit

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  • safe deposit — (also safety deposit) ► NOUN ▪ a strongroom or safe in a bank or hotel …   English terms dictionary

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  • safe-deposit — noun a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables • Syn: ↑safe deposit box, ↑safety deposit, ↑safety deposit box, ↑deposit box, ↑lockbox • Hypernyms: ↑strongbox, ↑deedbox …   Useful english dictionary

  • safe-deposit — /sayf di poz it/, adj. providing safekeeping for valuables: a safe deposit vault. Also, safety deposit. [1775 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • safe-deposit — 1. adjective Safe enough to store valuables securely 2. noun A safe deposit box …   Wiktionary

  • safe-deposit — /ˈseɪf dəpɒzət / (say sayf duhpozuht) noun 1. a building containing safes, strongrooms, etc., where valuables may be stored. –adjective 2. providing safekeeping for valuables: a safe deposit box …   Australian English dictionary

  • safe deposit — safe place, secure location …   English contemporary dictionary

  • safe deposit — (also safety deposit) noun a strongroom or safe within a bank or hotel …   English new terms dictionary

  • safe deposit — / seɪf dɪˌpɒzɪt/ noun a bank safe where you can leave jewellery or documents …   Dictionary of banking and finance