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Recent Examples on the Web Despite being known in Texas as a doctor to avoid (at least among professional peers), and despite a report to the data bank and an investigation into his cases by the state medical board, Duntsch continued to be hired. Mahita Gajanan, Time, 16 July 2021 The responses flowed into the data bank of Billy Chat, a robot that uses artificial intelligence to text. Nina Agrawal, Los Angeles Times, 9 Mar. 2021 Kaper knew that the odds were low that a man born in India and raised in the Netherlands could find his genetic relatives in an American data bank. Bhavya Dore, Quartz, 20 Oct. 2020 The public can search the data bank for state or national numbers, but not the names of doctors disciplined. Jayne O'donnell, USA TODAY, 8 Sep. 2020 When potential clients contact the center, they are screened and their information is entered into the hunger center’s data bank. cleveland, 1 June 2020 Using its elaborate data bank, Trump’s team is focused on maximizing turnout of rural white voters. Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times, 9 Mar. 2020 National data bank for background checks The patients at Hacienda and other intermediate-care facilities need highly specialized care because of severe and complex medical needs. Stephanie Innes, azcentral, 13 Feb. 2020 Two researchers inspired by Mallory’s case, Jessica Sacher and Jan Zheng, have created Phage Directory, the first phage therapy data bank. Diane Shader Smith, STAT, 13 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of data bank

1966, in the meaning defined above

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“Data bank.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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