(also safety deposit)
noun[usually as modifier]
A strongroom or safe in which valuables may be securely stored, typically in a bank or hotel: a safe-deposit box
More example sentences
- The capsule contains the details of a safety deposit box in Swiss bank.
- Finding no takers, Hanna deposited them in a bank safe-deposit box in Hicksville, New York.
- If this doesn't suit you, consider placing crucial passwords in a sealed envelope, which you can lodge along with your will at your solicitors, or in a safety-deposit box at the bank.
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Syllabification: safe de·pos·it
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