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- dépôt (rare)
- (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛpəʊ/
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈdiːpoʊ/
- (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈdepɐʉ/
Audio (US) (file)
- Rhymes: -ɛpəʊ
depot (plural depots)
- A storage facility, in particular, a warehouse.
- 2013 May-June, Charles T. Ambrose, “Alzheimer’s Disease”, in American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 200:
- Similar studies of rats have employed four different intracranial resorbable, slow sustained release systems—surgical foam, a thermal gel depot, a microcapsule or biodegradable polymer beads.
- (US) A bus station or railway station.
- (military) A place where recruits are assembled before being sent to active units.
- (military) A place for the storage, servicing or upgrade of military hardware.
- (military) The portion of a regiment that remains at home when the rest go on foreign service.
- (card games) The tableau; the area where cards can be arranged in solitaire or patience games.
warehouse or similar storage facility
bus or railway station
military: place where recruits are assembled
card games — see tableau
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Declension of depot
- (obsolete) depôt
Either from Middle Dutch depoost, from Middle French deposte, from Latin dēpositus, with adaptation of the spelling to Modern French dépôt, or borrowed anew from French dépôt, from the same Middle French word.