Etymology
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safekeeping (n.)

also safe-keeping, "act of preserving in safety or keeping from injury or escape," early 15c., from safe (adj.) + verbal noun from keep (v.). The verb safekeep is a back-formation (by 1966).

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Definitions of safekeeping

safekeeping (n.)
the responsibility of a guardian or keeper;
Synonyms: guardianship / keeping
From wordnet.princeton.edu