[dih-poz-i-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]
noun, plural depositories.
a place where something is deposited or stored, as for safekeeping: the night depository of a bank.
a depositary; trustee.
of or pertaining to a depository or depositories: the depository role of a bank.

1650–60; (def 1) < Medieval Latin dēpositōrium; (def 2) deposit + -ory1 (noun use of adj. suffix)

nondepository, adjective
predepository, noun, plural predepositories.
subdepository, noun, plural subdepositories. Unabridged
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depository (dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ, -trɪ)
n , pl -ries
1.  a store, such as a warehouse, for furniture, valuables, etc; repository
2.  a variant spelling of depositary
[C17 (in the sense: place of a deposit): from Medieval Latin dēpositōrium; C18 (in the sense: depositary): see deposit, -ory1]

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Word Origin & History

"place where things are deposited," 1750, from M.L. depositorium, from deposit-, pp. stem of deponere (see deposit).
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Example sentences
The trust then issues depository receipts, which have economic rights mirroring those of the underlying shares.
But no insured depository could begin to cope with the trillions of dollars involved.
The government loves the idea because it believes it can price the risk properly and points to its depository insurance as proof.
Shipping lists are a list of publications that are mailed to libraries in their depository distribution boxes.
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