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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Banking
bankingbank‧ing /ˈbæŋkɪŋ/ ●●○ noun [uncountable]  BFBthe business of a bank the international banking system
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bankingBy appealing directly to his fellow-citizens and banking on a generous response, the President may just have gambled correctly.It is a time for Germanically cautious central banking.Customers still get landed with unexpected bills for bank charges, despite the arrival of the age of free banking.Hardly what you might call an international banking centre.Maybe merchant banking is the ultimate microcosm for life after all.Retail banking facilities were provided to meet the needs of settlers.Although that crisis seemed serious then, compared with the present threat to the world banking system, it was small beer.
From Longman Business Dictionarybankingbank‧ing /ˈbæŋkɪŋ/ noun [uncountable]1BANKINGthe business activity of banks and similar institutionsa large, New York-based banking companyThe banking industry will strongly oppose these new regulations. consumer banking investment banking offshore banking retail banking universal banking2BANKINGCOMPUTINGusing the services that a bank provides home banking online banking Internet banking telephone banking
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