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French translation of “deposit”

deposit

noun
an act of paying money as a guarantee that money which is or will be owed will be paid
versement d’un acompte
We have put down a deposit on a house in the country.
the money put into a bank or paid as a guarantee in this way
acompte
We decided we could not afford to go on holiday and managed to get back the deposit which we had paid.
a quantity of solid matter that has settled at the bottom of a liquid, or is left behind by a liquid
dépôt(s)
The floodwater left a yellow deposit over everything.
a layer (of coal, iron etc) occurring naturally in rock
gisement
rich deposits of iron ore.
(Definition of deposit from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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