banking

noun
bank·ing | \ ˈbaŋ-kiŋ \

Definition of banking 

: the business of a bank or a banker

Examples of banking in a Sentence

They are both in banking. He chose banking as a career.

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To Michael Daly, who runs Berkshire Hills Bancorp Inc., BHLB -1.22% banking is too often blasé. Christina Rexrode, WSJ, "Meet the CEO of ‘America’s Most Exciting Bank’—at Least as He’s Branded It," 13 July 2018 East End native and local banking executive Teresa Morales is Mayor Sylvester Turner’s latest nominee for the Metropolitan Transit Authority board, Houston officials announced Thursday. Dug Begley, Houston Chronicle, "East End native nominated for Houston spot on Metro transit board," 6 July 2018 Schultz, now executive director, used her banking background to free Tynes to handle artistic chores. Lawrence Toppman, charlotteobserver, "The theater company with a wishbone, a funny bone and a backbone," 3 July 2018 For the young billionaire, who once worked in investment banking, art and culture lie at the heart of his passions. Kathy Chin Leong, New York Times, "Aging Hong Kong Waterfront Gets a Face-Lift," 26 June 2018 The fact that John and Tony Podesta are making millions from the oligarchs around Putin in banking, in gas, and in uranium. Fox News, "Watters' Words: The lying left," 24 June 2018 Many people in investment banking describe mergers as a kind of corporate matrimony. Kevin Kelleher, Fortune, "Whole Foods CEO Says He's Not Afraid to 'Speak Truth' to Jeff Bezos," 14 June 2018 Obviously, there’s the small matter of what this might do to the entire commercial banking system. David Dayen, The New Republic, "Give Everyone Government Bank Accounts," 13 June 2018 The timing was particularly unfortunate for the BOE, coming two days after Governor Mark Carney hosted a conference on diversity in central banking. BostonGlobe.com, "Investors dump GE shares," 17 May 2018

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First Known Use of banking

1660, in the meaning defined above

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More Definitions for banking

banking

noun

English Language Learners Definition of banking

: the business of operating a bank

banking

noun
bank·ing | \ ˈbaŋ-kiŋ \

Kids Definition of banking

: the business of a bank or banker

banking

noun
bank·ing | \ ˈbaŋ-kiŋ \

Legal Definition of banking 

: the business of a bank or banker

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