Meaning of “depositor” in the English Dictionary

"depositor" in English

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depositornoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˈpɒz.ɪ.tər/ us /dɪˈpɑː.zə.t̬ɚ/

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  • A thousand or so were returned, the depositors having refused to pay the charges. 
  • All the depositors will be paid. 
  • In many other ways, too, depositors are now safeguarded from loss. 
  • The bank book was then something tremendously important, or at least depositors thought so. 
  • This surplus, although belonging to the depositor, according to law, is never paid. 

(Definition of “depositor” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"depositor" in American English

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depositornoun [ C ]

us /dɪˈpɑz·ɪ·t̬ər/

depositor noun [ C ] (MONEY)

a person who keeps money at a bank:

Depositors will be informed of any change in interest rates.

(Definition of “depositor” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"depositor" in Business English

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depositornoun [ C ]

uk /dɪˈpɒzɪtər/ us /-ˈpɑːzəṱɚ/ BANKING

a person or company that puts money into a bank account:

Four hundred small depositors closed their accounts.

(Definition of “depositor” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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