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English definition of “bank”

bank

noun [C] (MONEY)    /bæŋk/
A1 an organization where people and businesses can invest or borrow money, change it to foreign money, etc., or a building where these services are offered: High-street banks have been accused of exploiting small firms. I need to go to the bank at lunch time. I had to take out a bank loan to start my own business.Banks and bank accounts In gambling, the bank is money that belongs to the owner and can be won by the players.Gambling and bookmakingTaking risksGeneral words for amounts of moneyLarge amounts of moneySmall amounts of money
(Definition of bank noun (MONEY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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