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English definition of “safe deposit”

safe deposit

noun [U]
(also safety deposit) BANKING
the act of putting documents or other valuable objects in a safe in a bank, etc. so that they can be kept safe: National claims to be the only society offering safety deposit. safe deposit facility/room/centre
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