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noun [countable] bank pronunciation in British English /bæŋk/
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pluralbanks
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  1. 1
    a financial institution that people or businesses can keep their money in or borrow money from. The main banks used by ordinary people are called high-street banks
    Marge works for the Royal Bank of Scotland.
    a New York investment bank
    1. a.
      an office of a bank
      I need to go to the bank this morning.
    2. b.
      [only before noun] belonging to or connected with a bank
      a bank manager/loan/robbery
  2. 2
    a raised area of land along the side of a river
    A man was fishing on the opposite bank.
    bank of: The village lies on the east bank of the river Derwent.
    1. a.
      a long area of land with sloping sides
      There was a steep bank looking onto the football ground.
    2. b.
      a long pile of earth, snow, or sand
      bank of: Great banks of snow and ice lined the roads.
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  3. 3
    a large collection, especially of information or ideas
    an impressive data bank
    bank of: The library has a valuable bank of old documents.

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