commercial bank

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commercial bank

n.
A bank whose principal functions are to receive demand deposits and to make short-term loans.

commercial bank

n
(Banking & Finance) a bank primarily engaged in making short-term loans from funds deposited in current accounts

commer′cial bank′


n.
a bank specializing in checking accounts and short-term loans.
[1905–10]

commercial bank

A bank which is used by the general public, for private and business transactions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.commercial bank - a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the publiccommercial bank - a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
national bank - a commercial bank chartered by the federal government
banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution, bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
Translations

commercial bank

nbanca commerciale
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