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depositary

[dih-poz-i-ter-ee] /dɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɛr i/
noun, plural depositaries.
1.
one to whom anything is given in trust.
2.
depository (def 1).
adjective
3.
depository (def 3).
Origin of depositary
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Late Latin dēpositārius a trustee, equivalent to Latin dēposit(us) (see deposit) + -ārius -ary
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depositary

/dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ; -trɪ/
noun (pl) -taries
1.
a person or group to whom something is entrusted for safety or preservation
2.
a variant spelling of depository (sense 1)
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