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English definition of “vault”

vault

noun [C] (ROOM)    /vɒlt/ US  /vɑːlt/
(UK also vaults) a room, especially in a bank, with thick walls and a strong door, used to store money or valuable things in safe conditions: a bank vault She entered the vault with an armed guard.Rooms a room under a church or a small building in a cemetery where dead bodies are buried: She was buried in the family vault.Places where bodies are buried or crematedParts of religious buildings
(Definition of vault noun (ROOM) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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