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keeping

noun uk   /ˈkiː.pɪŋ/ us  
in your keeping If something is in your keeping, you are taking care of it: I left my car in her keeping when I went abroad.in safe keeping being carefully taken care of: I left my son in safe keeping with my mother.
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