safety deposit box

noun
a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
Hypernyms: ↑strongbox, ↑deedbox

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safety deposit box UK US noun [countable] [singular safety deposit box plural safety deposit boxes]
a small box that is usually kept in a bank, used for storing valuable possessions
Thesaurus: general words relating to bankinghyponym

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ˈsafety deposit box [safety deposit box] noun

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • safety deposit box — UK US noun [C] BANKING ► SAFE DEPOSIT BOX(Cf. ↑safe deposit box) …   Financial and business terms

  • safety-deposit box — safety deposit .box also safe deposit box n a small box used for storing valuable objects, usually kept in a special room in a bank …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • safety deposit box — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms safety deposit box : singular safety deposit box plural safety deposit boxes a small box that is usually kept in a bank, used for storing valuable possessions …   English dictionary

  • safety deposit box — safety de posit ,box noun count MAINLY BRITISH a SAFE DEPOSIT BOX …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • safety-deposit box — noun see safe deposit box …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • safety-deposit box. — See safe deposit box. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • safety-deposit box — noun a safe deposit box …   Wiktionary

  • safety-deposit box. — See safe deposit box. [1925 30] …   Useful english dictionary

  • safety-deposit box — noun, pl ⋯ boxes [count] : ↑safe deposit box …   Useful english dictionary

  • safety-deposit box — noun (C) a small box used for storing valuable objects, usually kept in a special room in a bank …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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