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depotnoun [C]

uk   /ˈdep.əʊ/  us   /ˈdiː.poʊ/
a ​building where ​supplies or ​vehicles, ​especiallybuses, are ​kept: an ​arms/​weapons depot a ​fuel/​storage depot a ​bus depot US old-fashioned a ​busstation or ​trainstation
(Definition of depot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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depotnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdep·oʊ, ˈdi·poʊ/
a ​building where ​supplies or ​vehicles are ​kept: a ​fuel depot A depot is also a ​building that ​buses and ​trainsleave from.
(Definition of depot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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depotnoun

uk   us   /ˈdepəʊ/
COMMERCE a ​place where ​goods are ​kept until they are ​sent somewhere to be used, ​sold, etc.: He took a ​job in the supply depot of a San Francisco ​shipyard. a fuel/​food/​oil depot
UK a ​place where buses or ​trains are ​kept until they are needed or in ​order to be ​repaired: The ​closure of the Eastleigh depot ​means that ​trainrenovation is now ​concentrated on two ​sites.
US a ​small bus ​station or ​trainstation: He ​runs a shoe shine ​business from the ​local bus depot.
(Definition of depot from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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