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English definition of “bank”

bank

noun [C] (RIVER)    /bæŋk/
B2 sloping raised land , especially along the sides of a river : By the time we reached the opposite bank, the boat was sinking fast . These flowers generally grow on river banks and near streams .Banks and embankmentsWatercourses and waterfalls
(Definition of bank noun (RIVER) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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