banking

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

banking (countable and uncountable, plural bankings)

  1. The business of managing a bank.
  2. The occupation of managing or working in a bank.
    • 2013 August 3, “Revenge of the nerds”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8847: 
      Think of banking today and the image is of grey-suited men in towering skyscrapers. Its future, however, is being shaped in converted warehouses and funky offices in San Francisco, New York and London, where bright young things in jeans and T-shirts huddle around laptops, sipping lattes or munching on free food.
  3. (aviation) A horizontal turn.
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    • 1825, Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain), Transactions of the Society Instituted at London for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce
      [] but as these and other evils are counteracted in the chronometer, if similar bankings were introduced into that machine, the errors arising from them would be comparatively very great []

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Verb[edit]

banking

  1. Present participle of bank.