English version

repository

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrepositoryre‧pos‧i‧to‧ry /rɪˈpɒzətəri $ rɪˈpɑːzətɔːri/ noun (plural repositories) [countable] formal 🔊 🔊 1 KEEP/STOREa place or container in which large quantities of something are stored syn storerepository of/for 🔊 a fire-proof repository for government papers2 INFORMATIONa person or book that has a lot of informationrepository of/for 🔊 Bob is a repository of football statistics.
Examples from the Corpus
repositoryThe function of the library as a repository of archival documents had not been clearly recognised hitherto.We have already discussed how Nestorian thought served as a repository for certain Nazarean traditions.However, unlike definitions, there is no convenient repository from which they can be instantly extracted.a furniture repositoryModern dance, Alvin believed, needed a living repository of its classics and curiosities.The church militant, and indeed all ecclesiastical and monastic institutions, possessed libraries and were repositories of learning.repository of/forThe function of the library as a repository of archival documents had not been clearly recognised hitherto.Parry became a repository for the tribe's oral history.a repository for nuclear wasteThat brush is a shelter for small animals and birds as well as a critical repository of seeds from native plants.Modern dance, Alvin believed, needed a living repository of its classics and curiosities.The great opportunity for Labour is that it will again be the main repository of anti-Conservative votes.Compromises and deals have to be hatched and officers become the main repository of the views and demands of competing factions.They are not mere repositories of geographic information, they are yellow, red, brown, green and blue.First up will be a central object-oriented repository for AD/Cycle, now renamed the Application Development Platform.But neither should he be the repository of all our sympathies.repository of/forThe function of the library as a repository of archival documents had not been clearly recognised hitherto.That brush is a shelter for small animals and birds as well as a critical repository of seeds from native plants.Modern dance, Alvin believed, needed a living repository of its classics and curiosities.The great opportunity for Labour is that it will again be the main repository of anti-Conservative votes.Compromises and deals have to be hatched and officers become the main repository of the views and demands of competing factions.They are not mere repositories of geographic information, they are yellow, red, brown, green and blue.First up will be a central object-oriented repository for AD/Cycle, now renamed the Application Development Platform.But neither should he be the repository of all our sympathies.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.