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"sort code" in British English

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sort codenoun [C]

uk   us   (also sorting code)
an ​officialnumber used to refer to a ​particularbank
(Definition of sort code from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sort code" in Business English

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sort codenoun [C]

uk   us   UK (also sorting code, US routing number) BANKING, MONEY
an ​officialnumber used to refer to a particular ​branch of a ​bank: Write down your ​bankaccountnumber and ​sortcode.
(Definition of sort code from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sort code”
in Chinese (Simplified) 分拣编码(指银行及其分支行代码编号)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 分揀編碼(指銀行及其分行代碼編號)…
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