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safe deposit boxnoun [C]

/ˈseɪf dɪ·pɑz·ɪt ˌbɑks/ also safety deposit box, /ˈseɪf·ti dɪ·pɑz·ɪt ˌbɑks/
a strong box in a bank where you can keep valuable things, esp. documents or jewelry
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"safe deposit box" in British English

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safe deposit boxnoun [C]

uk   /ˈseɪf dɪˌpɒz.ɪt ˌbɒks/ us   /ˈseɪf dɪˌpɑː.zɪt ˌbɑːks/ also safety deposit box
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"safe deposit box" in Business English

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safe deposit boxnoun [C]

uk   us   also safety deposit box BANKING
a locked box in a bank, etc. in which money, documents, and other valuable items can be stored: Macdonald put the money in a safe deposit box in a Montreal bank.
(Definition of safe deposit box from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “safe deposit box”
in Chinese (Simplified) (银行里的)贵重物品保管箱,保险箱…
in Chinese (Traditional) (銀行裡的)貴重物品保管箱,保險箱…
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