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A book held by a depositor in which his or her deposits and withdrawals are recorded by the bank. Also called passbook.
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(Banking & Finance) a book held by depositors at certain banks, in which the bank enters a record of deposits, withdrawals, and earned interest. Also called: passbook
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a book held by a depositor in which a bank enters a record of deposits and withdrawals.
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Noun1.bankbook - a record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banksbankbook - a record of deposits and withdrawals and interest held by depositors at certain banks
record - a document that can serve as legal evidence of a transaction; "they could find no record of the purchase"
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[ˈbæŋkˌbʊk] nlibretto di banca, libretto di risparmio
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In the midst of the melee Marija recollected that she did not have her bankbook, and could not get her money anyway, so she fought her way out and started on a run for home.
"The funds are good at the moment," said the treasurer, with the bankbook in front of him.
My punting escapades at Longchamp would have Jack Nicholson doubling his medication, from the first fiver on Alleged to having the guts ripped out of me and my bankbook when Orfevre threw it away three years ago.
The bankbook records several deposits per month in most of the months of the gallery seasons (though some of these have to be Lefranc's capital contributions), so the real sales figure is almost certainly a bit higher.
She had with her over PS400 in cash, as well as a bankbook with money to her credit.
Jimmy claims it is, but my mom's faith is in her bankbook, which has been looking pretty decent finally, thereby bettering, as she says, the prospects of her full return to genuine personhood.
However, a child's bankbook was as a patent of nobility.
Pictures of the wedding were posted on the Internet on Sunday, showed the dowry also included a bankbook with deposits worth 20 million Yuan and Wanli stock worth 5 million Yuan, the South China Morning Post reports.
If you know a few architects who are not just talented but cost-sensitive and collaboratively minded, your clients' sanity and bankbook may benefit.
"You hustle away your whole life and all you have to show for it is a bankbook." For the aged scholar, the New World is suffocating"a tiny island in a small, dimly lighted kitchen on Walton Street, Brooklyn, surrounded by a big, tumultuous ocean called America." For his son, it is a new continent of promise and adventure.