Meaning of “bank holiday” in the English Dictionary

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"bank holiday" in British English

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(Definition of “bank holiday” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bank holiday" in Business English

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bank holidaynoun [ C ]

uk us UK

an official public holiday when banks, schools, and many businesses are closed for the day:

Is Good Friday a bank holiday?
Our offices will be closed for the bank holiday.
All our stores will be open on bank holiday Monday.

(Definition of “bank holiday” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)