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English definition of “keeping”

keeping

noun
 
 
/ˈkiːpɪŋ/
for safe keeping in order to keep something safe: She put the money into a bank for safe keeping.Safe and secure
in keeping with sth suitable or right for a situation, style, or tradition: The antique desk was in keeping with the rest of the furniture in the room.Suitable and acceptableQuite good, or not very good
(Definition of keeping from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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