Meaning of VAULT in English

VAULT

transcription, транскрипция: [ vɔ:lt ]

( vaults, vaulting, vaulted)

1.

A vault is a secure room where money and other valuable things can be kept safely.

Most of the money was in storage in bank vaults...

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2.

A vault is a room underneath a church or in a cemetery where people are buried, usually the members of a single family.

He ordered that Matilda’s body should be buried in the family vault.

= tomb

N-COUNT

3.

A vault is an arched roof or ceiling.

...the vault of a great cathedral.

N-COUNT

4.

If you vault something or vault over it, you jump quickly onto or over it, especially by putting a hand on top of it to help you balance while you jump.

He could easily vault the wall...

Ned vaulted over a fallen tree...

VERB : V n , V prep

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