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  (U.S. and Canadian)  
1    a storehouse or warehouse  
2      (Military)  
a    a store for supplies  
b    a training and holding centre for recruits and replacements  
3      (Chiefly Brit)   a building used for the storage and servicing of buses or railway engines  
4      (U.S. and Canadian)  
a    a bus or railway station  
b    (as modifier)  
a depot manager     
5    (of a drug or drug dose) designed for gradual release from the site of an injection so as to act over a long period  
     (C18: from French dépôt, from Latin depositum a deposit, trust)  
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus  


1    depository, repository, storehouse, warehouse  
2      (Military)   arsenal, dump  
3    bus station, garage, terminus  

English Collins Dictionary - English synonyms & Thesaurus  

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deport, despot, dept, deposit

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