dépôt

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See also: depot and Depot

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French dépôt.

Noun[edit]

dépôt (plural dépôts)

  1. Rare spelling of depot.
    • 1864, James Parton, General Butler in New Orleans, Mason Brothers; Chapter III, page #67:
      Not less prompt were the Third and Eighth regiments, for they began to arrive in Boston as early as nine, each company welcomed at the dépôt by applauding thousands.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French depost, from Latin dēpositum (deposit, noun), also the passive participle of dēpōnere (to deposit). Cognate with Spanish deposito.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

dépôt m (plural dépôts)

  1. warehouse, store, depot, depository
  2. act of depositing, act of placing
  3. deposit (object being deposited)
  4. registration, proposal
    Aujourd'hui est le dernier jour de dépôt des candidatures. — Today is the last day for registering candidacy.
  5. (banking) deposit
  6. (geology) deposit

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