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English noun: repository

1. repository (artifact) a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping


Synonymsdeposit, depositary, depository


Broader (hypernym)facility, installation


Narrower (hyponym)archive, bank, bank building, depository library, depot, drop, entrepot, library, lost-and-found, museum, repertory, sperm bank, storage, store, storehouse, treasury


Part holonymstorage space

2. repository (person) a person to whom a secret is entrusted


Synonymssecretary


Broader (hypernym)confidant, intimate

3. repository (artifact) a burial vault (usually for some famous person)


Synonymsmonument


Broader (hypernym)burial chamber, sepulcher, sepulchre, sepulture









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