repository Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “repository” in the English Dictionary

"repository" in British English

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uk   /rɪˈpɒz.ɪ.tər.i/  us   /-ˈpɑː.zɪ.tɔːr-/
[C] formal a ​place where things are ​stored and can be ​found [C usually singular] a ​person who has, or a ​book that ​contains, a lot of ​information or ​detailedknowledge: She's a repository ofknowledge about ​ourfamilyhistory.
(Definition of repository from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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repositorynoun [C]

 us   /rɪˈpɑz·ɪˌtɔr·i, -ˌtoʊr·i/
a ​place where things are ​stored: a ​nuclearwaste repository fig. The ​proverbs amounted to a repository of ​wisdom.
(Definition of repository from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “repository”
in Chinese (Simplified) 仓库, 贮藏室, 存放处…
in Chinese (Traditional) 倉庫, 貯藏室, 存放處…
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