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Definition of "depositary" [de•pos•i•ta•ry]

  • One entrusted with something for preservation or safekeeping. (noun)
  • A depository. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "depositary" in a sentence
  • "The Singapore Exchange also started trading in American depositary receipts of 19 major Asian companies in October."
  • "The Ohio and New York pension plans are seeking class- action, or group, status for the suit, covering investors in American depositary receipts from Jan. 16, 2007, to May 28, 2010."
  • "Luxembourg-based Skype registered $US100 million in American depositary shares with the"