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English definition of “banking”


noun [U]     /ˈbæŋ.kɪŋ/
B2 the business of operating a bank : international bankingBanks and bank accounts 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.Banks and bank accounts
(Definition of banking noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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