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banking

[ bang-king ]
/ ˈbæŋ kɪŋ /
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noun

the business carried on by a bank or a banker.
banking as a profession.

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Origin of banking

First recorded in 1725–35; bank2 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for banking (1 of 2)

banking1
/ (ˈbæŋkɪŋ) /

noun

the business engaged in by a bank

British Dictionary definitions for banking (2 of 2)

banking2
/ (ˈbæŋkɪŋ) /

noun

an embankment of a river
another word for bank 2 (def. 7)
fishing on a sea bank, esp off the coast of Newfoundland
the manoeuvre causing an aircraft to bank
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