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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.
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bank holiday

n
(in Britain) any of several weekdays on which banks are closed by law and which are observed as national holidays
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

bank′ hol`iday


n.
a weekday on which banks are closed.
[1870–75]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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
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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)
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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a book recording money deposited in, or withdrawn from, a bank.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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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I REFER to your story about the partial closure of the Conwy tunnel on bank holiday Monday.
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Another man was arrested yesterday in connection with the disturbance at about 11pm on bank holiday Monday. Four men were treated for stab wounds and head injuries after the violence in Bolckow Road, Grangetown.
CHANGES to public transport times this Bank Holiday Monday have been announced.
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