[ noun non-bangk; adjective non-bangk ]
/ noun ˈnɒnˈbæŋk; adjective ˈnɒnˌbæŋk /


an institution that is not a bank but engages in certain banking practices, as lending money or holding deposits.


of, relating to, or handled by a nonbank: nonbank loans.

Origin of nonbank

First recorded in 1945–50; non- + bank2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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