depositary

[ dih-poz-i-ter-ee ]
/ dɪˈpɒz ɪˌtɛr i /

noun, plural de·pos·i·tar·ies.

one to whom anything is given in trust.

adjective

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Origin of depositary

1595–1605; < Late Latin dēpositārius a trustee, equivalent to Latin dēposit(us) (see deposit) + -ārius -ary
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depositary

/ (dɪˈpɒzɪtərɪ, -trɪ) /

noun plural -taries

a person or group to whom something is entrusted for safety or preservation
a variant spelling of depository (def. 1)

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