banking

noun

bank·​ing ˈbaŋ-kiŋ How to pronounce banking (audio)
: 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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Word History

First Known Use

1660, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of banking was in 1660

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Cite this Entry

“Banking.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banking. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

banking

noun
bank·​ing
ˈbaŋ-kiŋ
: the business of a bank or banker

Legal Definition

banking

noun
bank·​ing
ˈbaŋ-kiŋ
: the business of a bank or banker
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