Meaning of “blood bank” in the English Dictionary

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"blood bank" in British English

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blood banknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈblʌd ˌbæŋk/ us /ˈblʌd ˌbæŋk/

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  • Ignoring constant criticism from the NAACP and elements of the black press, the armed forces continued to demand segregated blood banks throughout the war. 

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

"blood bank" in American English

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blood banknoun [ C ]

us /ˈblʌd ˌbæŋk/

a place where blood given by people is collected and stored

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

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