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English definition of “vault”

vault

noun [C]     /vɔːlt/
a room with thick walls and a strong door, which is used to safely store money, valuable things, etc.: Buyers often store gold in a bank vault. The storage vaults will be able to store 100,000 metric tons of gas.
(Definition of vault noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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