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bank holiday

n.
1. A day on which banks are legally closed.
2. Chiefly British A legal holiday when banks are ordered to remain closed.

bank holiday

n
(in Britain) any of several weekdays on which banks are closed by law and which are observed as national holidays

bank′ hol`iday


n.
a weekday on which banks are closed.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bank holiday - any of several weekdays when banks are closedbank holiday - any of several weekdays when banks are closed; a legal holiday in Britain
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
Translations
عُطْلَةُ البَنْكعُطْلَة المَصارِف
den pracovního volnastátní/bankovní svátek
helligdag
FeiertagBankfeiertag
yleinen lomapäivä
državni praznik
frídagur
祝祭日
공휴일
bankový sviatok
državni praznik
allmän helgdag
วันหยุดธนาคาร
resmî tatil
ngày nghỉ lễ

bank holiday

n (Brit) → giorno di festa civile (in cui le banche chiudono)

bank2

(bӕŋk) noun
1. a place where money is lent or exchanged, or put for safety and/or to acquire interest. He has plenty of money in the bank; I must go to the bank today.
2. a place for storing other valuable material. A blood bank.
verb
to put into a bank. He banks his wages every week.
ˈbanker noun
a person who owns or manages a bank.
bank book
a book recording money deposited in, or withdrawn from, a bank.
banker's card (also cheque card)
a card issued by a bank guaranteeing payment of the holder's cheques.
bank holiday
a day on which banks are closed (and which is often also a public holiday).
ˈbank-note noun
a piece of paper issued by a bank, used as money.
bank on
to rely on. Don't bank on me – I'll probably be late.

bank holiday

عُطْلَةُ البَنْك den pracovního volna helligdag Feiertag αργία día festivo yleinen lomapäivä jour férié državni praznik festa nazionale 祝祭日 공휴일 officiële feestdag op een werkdag offentlig fridag dzień wolny od pracy feriado, feriado nacional банковские каникулы allmän helgdag วันหยุดธนาคาร İngiltere’de bankaların kapalı olduğu tatil günü ngày nghỉ lễ 法定休假日
References in classic literature ?
It was the Saturday before the August Bank Holiday.
The 2012 August Bank Holiday has seen around 43 percent of the UK's population exploring more local destinations, says VisitEngland's Bank Holiday Trip Tracker.
PLAN now for an August Bank Holiday getaway and save into the bargain with Pembrokeshire holiday houses.
We also wish to remind all road users to take extra care on the roads this August Bank Holiday weekend.
Brits looking to travel over the August Bank Holiday are going in search of sea, sand and culture, according to UK online travel site Cheapflights.
VOLUNTEERS are needed over the August bank holiday to help out at one of Wirral's biggest events.
Why, then, is nearby Epsom's August Bank Holiday Monday card, which also lost Channel 4 and a major sponsor in Moet et Chandon, a success when the Sandown date was not?
Q I STARTED my annual holiday on the August Bank Holiday weekend but, when I got my pay packet, I found I hadn't been paid for the Bank Holiday.
London Stansted airlines and passengers face yet another wave of disruptions following a vote by the airport's baggage handlers and check-in staff to strike during the August Bank Holiday weekend in a dispute over pay.
Christian Cull, marketing director at Waitrose, said: "We're surprised to discover that August Bank Holiday has usurped Easter as the key time for 'at home' celebratory feasting.
Last night, a spokeswoman for the Saturday Night Takeaway stars confirmed the pair were returning to Wales for another tournament which will be screened on ITV1 during August Bank Holiday weekend.
But the BRC's latest survey did not capture this year's August bank holiday weekend.