Definition Banking

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banking: the business of money, investments, etc.

(a) banking (operation): (an operation) related to money, investments, transfers etc.

a bank: a financial institution (for example HSBC, Lloyds, Barclays)

I bank (with Citibank): I have a bank account, my financial transactions are done (with Citibank)


  • "Klaus : Err, no, not the bank, Olaf!"
  • "Edward : The bank told me that my cheque has bounced!"
  • "The only thing stopping me going to the sperm bank right now is my concern over maternity leave and pay."
  • "My name is Kate Baker, I'm the account manager for your 401(k) plan at American Banking Solutions."
  • "Horatio : I robbed a bank."
  • "Hannah : The bank?"
  • "Banker : Hi, this is Kate Baker from American Banking Solutions."
  • "A British bank is run with precision."
  • "These days, people are shopping and banking online, instant messaging from mobile phones, posting status updates through Spitter, blogging, vlogging (or better yet mobile vlogging), aggregating news from various sources and perfecting their profiles on popular social networking sites."
  • "Olaf : Uh, we are going to the bank, please."

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