Translation of repository in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /rɪˈpɑːzətɔːri; rɪˈpɔzɪtəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1.1 (store) depósito (masculine), almacén (masculine), bodega (feminine) (Andes, Mexico/Andes, México) furniture repository depósito de muebles, guardamuebles (masculine)
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    • Her next task was to find a museum repository for her late husband's private art collection, a visual document of his enthusiasms.
    • This exhibition features 22 major works acquired by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art directly from the artist in 1999, making the museum the largest repository of his works.
    • The idea was dropped in rehearsal - but I imagine that Stepanov notations of La Bayadere are still in the Harvard library, now the repository of all the Sergeyev manuscripts.
    1.2 (person, group) depositario, (masculine, feminine)
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    • Forrest saw African American oral traditions as rich repositories of ritual and value, sources of meaning in the face of suffering and tragedy.
    • He's the repository of our common history, and by that right, grand patron of the Bicentennial.
    • Instead, we should see architectural residue from the past as a repository of vast physical, human, and cultural energy.

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