Meaning of “depot” in the English Dictionary

"depot" in British English

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depotnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdep.əʊ/ us /ˈdiː.poʊ/

a building where supplies or vehicles, especially buses, are kept:

an arms/weapons depot
a fuel/storage depot
a bus depot

US old-fashioned a bus station or train station

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

"depot" in American English

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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 trains leave from.

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

"depot" in Business English

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depotnoun

uk /ˈdepəʊ/ us

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 train renovation is now concentrated on two sites.

US a small bus station or train station:

He runs a shoe shine business from the local bus depot.

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