safe deposit box

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Strong storage container maintained in the vault area of a bank and rented to bank customers for safekeeping of valuables. These boxes are said to be impervious to fire, flood, and theft, and their contents are covered by the bank's insurer. Access to individual boxes is secured through two different keys: one kept by the customer, the other by the bank.

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I had to make sure the safe deposit box was okay, or something might happen to it and then I would get in trouble.
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I was frightened by keeping valuables at home so we got a safe deposit box and I am sleeping better.
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You may want to rent a safe deposit box and store your valuables inside so that you can always know they are ok.
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