bank

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  • Info A bank is a financial intermediary that accepts deposits and channels those deposits into lending activities, either directly by loaning or indirectly through capital markets. more...
  • The western bank part of the old city is now completely gone.
  • They stand about half a mile from the right hand bank of the river. Cited from A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar, by G.B. English
  • They often move in large schools around fishing banks and near the coast.
  • Every river has two banks -- a right-hand bank and a left-hand bank. Cited from Home Geography For Primary Grades, by C. C. Long
  • Every river has two banks -- a right-hand bank and a left-hand bank. Cited from Home Geography For Primary Grades, by C. C. Long
  • Dutch banks at this time still held much of the world's capital.
  • The building was built on the same site as the bank's previous headquarters.
  • An independent central bank will score higher in the review than one that is not independent.
  • The result is a structure that is considered unique among central banks.
  • The bank's industrial affairs department and international department were also founded during this period.
  • The city centre is situated on the left (northern) bank of the river.
  • Then they turned and followed the right hand bank. Cited from Among Malay Pirates, by G. A. Henty
  • German state banks are a group of state owned banks unique to Germany.
  • Most of the many smaller banks are family-owned and -operated.
  • This ultimately would lead to the central bank's ability to control the price level.
  • The city was also home to a number of banks.
  • Each reserve Bank is responsible for member banks located in its district.
  • Each reserve Bank is responsible for member banks located in its district.
  • The literature on central bank independence has defined a number of types of independence.
  • The Bank also had a narrow escape of a different nature.
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Meaning of bank

  • noun Sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
    they pulled the canoe up on the bank, he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents
  • noun A long ridge or pile
    a huge bank of earth
  • noun An arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
    he operated a bank of switches
  • noun A supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
  • noun The funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
    he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo
  • noun A slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
  • noun A building in which the business of banking transacted
    the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon
  • noun A flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
    the plane went into a steep bank
  • verb Tip laterally
    the pilot had to bank the aircraft
  • verb Enclose with a bank
    bank roads
  • verb Do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
    Where do you bank in this town?
  • verb Act as the banker in a game or in gambling
  • verb Be in the banking business
  • verb Cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
    bank a fire