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bank·ing

 (băng′kĭng)
n.
1. The business of a bank.
2. The occupation of a banker.

banking

(ˈbæŋkɪŋ)
n
(Banking & Finance) the business engaged in by a bank

banking

(ˈbæŋkɪŋ)
n
1. (Physical Geography) an embankment of a river
2. (Civil Engineering) another word for bank27
3. (Fishing) fishing on a sea bank, esp off the coast of Newfoundland
4. (Aeronautics) the manoeuvre causing an aircraft to bank

bank•ing

(ˈbæŋ kɪŋ)

n.
the business carried on by or with a bank.
[1725–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.banking - engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.banking - engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
finance - the management of money and credit and banking and investments
right of offset - (banking) the legal right of a bank to seize deposited funds to cover a loan that is in default
2.banking - transacting business with a bankbanking - transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.
finance - the commercial activity of providing funds and capital
home banking - banking in which transactions are conducted by means of electronic communication (via telephone or computer)
Translations

banking

1 [ˈbæŋkɪŋ] N [of earth] → terraplén m, rampas fpl

banking

2 [ˈbæŋkɪŋ]
A. N (Comm, Fin) → banca f
B. CPDbancario
banking account Ncuenta f bancaria
banking hours NPLhoras fpl bancarias
banking house Ncasa f de banca

banking

[ˈbæŋkɪŋ]
n
(= business) → opérations fpl bancaires
(= profession) → profession f de banquier
a career in banking → une carrière dans la banque
modif [sector, industry, business] → bancaire; [system, service] → bancaire
banking hours → heures fpl d'ouverture des banquesbank loan nprêt m bancairebank manager ndirecteur/trice m/f d'agence (bancaire)
my bank manager → mon gestionnaire de compte

banking

:
banking hours
plSchalterstunden pl
banking house
nBankhaus nt
banking operation, banking transaction
nBankgeschäft nt

banking

1
n
(on road, racetrack) → Überhöhung f
(Aviat) → Kurvenflug m

banking

2
nBankwesen nt; the world of bankingdie Bankwelt; he wants to go into bankinger will ins Bankfach or Bankgewerbe gehen attrBank-; the banking businessdas Bankgeschäft; the banking side of the businessdie Bankangelegenheiten der Firma

banking

[ˈbæŋkɪŋ] nattività bancaria
to study banking → fare studi bancari or di tecnica bancaria
References in classic literature ?
Of course she knew nothing about it, except that it was big and imposing--what possible chance has a poor foreign working girl to understand the banking business, as it is conducted in this land of frenzied finance?
Micawber's manners peculiarly qualify him for the Banking business.
He was a banker, and his object as such was to intercept and appropriate the immense saving which the banking system effects, and so, as far as possible, to leave the rest of the world working just as hard as before banking was introduced.
He seemed thoroughly to understand, and went on to ask if there would be any practical difficulty in having one man to attend, say, to banking, and another to look after shipping, in case local help were needed in a place far from the home of the banking solicitor.
Steadily, incessantly, each black splash grew and spread, shooting out ramifications this way and that, now banking itself against rising ground, now pouring swiftly over a crest into a new-found valley, exactly as a gout of ink would spread itself upon blotting paper.
Nay," answered Monte Cristo, with the most gentlemanly air, "'tis not for such trifling sums as these that your banking house is to be incommoded.
Brown, as the very respectable brick block with dry goods stores, tailors' shops, and banking rooms on the lower floor, and lawyers' offices in the second story, which you are so anxious to substitute.
Had opened an account with his banking house in the spring of the year - (eight years previously).
asked a young girl of Mademoiselle Matilde Roguin, the lively oracle of the banking group.
I am Alexander Holder, of the banking firm of Holder & Stevenson, of Threadneedle Street.
You have your banking account, and your banker," he went on.
But he goes into a mob, into a banking house, into a mechanic's shop, into a mill, into a laboratory, into a ship, into a camp, and in each new place he is no better than an idiot; other talents take place, and rule the hour.