Meaning of “banking” in the English Dictionary

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"banking" in British English

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bankingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbæŋ.kɪŋ/ us /ˈbæŋ.kɪŋ/

B2 the business of operating a bank:

A2 the activity of managing the money in your bank accounts:

I need to do my banking this afternoon.
A lot of people are doing their banking online now.

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  • The government plans to deregulate the banking industry.
  • We offer our customers one-stop banking services and investment advice.
  • The collapse of the bank is an ominous reminder of the fragility of the world's banking system.
  • More than 70% of jobs in the borough are in service industries, ranging from hotels to banking.
  • The redundancies are spread across the clothing, banking and building industries.

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

"banking" in American English

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bankingnoun [ U ]

us /ˈbæŋ·kɪŋ/

the business of operating a bank:

a career in international banking

(Definition of “banking” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"banking" in Business English

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bankingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈbæŋkɪŋ/ us BANKING

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