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banknoun [C]

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bank noun [C] (MONEY)

A1 an organization where people and businesses can invest or borrow money, change it to foreign money, etc., or a building where these services are offered: The big banks have been accused of exploiting small firms. I need to go to the bank at lunchtime. I had to take out a bank loan to start my own business. In gambling , the bank is money that belongs to the owner and can be won by the players.
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bank noun [C] (RIVER)

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.
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bank noun [C] (MASS)

a pile or mass of earth, clouds, etc.: A dark bank of cloud loomed on the horizon.

bank noun [C] (ROWS)

a row of similar things, especially machines or parts of machines: a bank of switches

bank noun [C] (STORE)

A bank of something, such as blood or human organs for medical use, is a place that stores these things for later use: a blood bank a sperm bank

bankverb

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bank verb (MONEY)

[I or T] to keep your money in a particular bank, or to put money into a bank: I used to bank with Lloyd's. [T] informal to win or earn a particular amount of money: She banked £500 in tips that day!

bank verb (TURN)

[I] (of an aircraft) to fly with one wing higher than the other when turning: We felt the plane bank steeply as it changed direction.

bank verb (MASS)

[I or T] to collect in or form into a mass, or to make something do this: The snow had banked up in the corner of the garden. We banked up the fire (= put more coal on it) to keep it burning all night.
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