from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One entrusted with something for preservation or safekeeping.
- n. A depository.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Acting as the trusted recipient of a deposit
- n. One who receives a deposit in trust
- n. A place where deposits are kept
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One with whom anything is lodged in the trust; one who receives a deposit; -- the correlative of depositor.
- n. A storehouse; a depository.
- n. One to whom goods are bailed, to be kept for the bailor without a recompense.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of deposit; receiving deposits: said of banks.
- n. A person with whom anything is left or lodged in trust; one to whom a thing is committed for safekeeping, or to be used for the benefit of the owner; a trustee; a guardian. Also depository.
- n. In law, a bailee of personal property, to be kept by him for the bailor without recompense.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
The Singapore Exchange also started trading in American depositary receipts of 19 major Asian companies in October.
The Ohio and New York pension plans are seeking class- action, or group, status for the suit, covering investors in American depositary receipts from Jan. 16, 2007, to May 28, 2010.
Luxembourg-based Skype registered $US100 million in American depositary shares with the
Net investments in American depositary receipts of Chilean companies almost tripled in December to $72.5 million from $25.5 million in November, according to Banchile Inversiones estimates.
China's biggest online gamer, Nasdaq-listed Shanda Interactive Entertainment, plans to sell up to $800 million in American depositary receipts in an initial public offering of its online games unit.
The proceeds will be combined with existing cash to repurchase as much as $175 million in American depositary receipts.
Friday's filing indicates Lashou's offering could reach $100 million in American depositary shares, but that figure is a placeholder that is likely to change.
But the determination of the depositary is another matter.
But, as we have seen, a depositary is a true possessor under the common-law theory, although his intent is not self-regarding, and he holds solely for the benefit of the owner.
Israeli technology stocks were also boosted by gains in American depositary receipts of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract manufacturer of chips based in Taiwan.
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