nonbank

noun, often attributive non·bank \ ˌnän-ˈbaŋk \
|Updated on: 10 Jun 2018

Definition of nonbank

: a business that is not an officially established bank but offers many similar services

nonbanking

play \ˌnän-ˈbaŋ-kiŋ\ adjective

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First Known Use of nonbank

1935

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nonbank

adjective non·bank \ ˌnän-ˈbaŋk \

legal Definition of nonbank

: being, done by, or involving some entity other than a bank
  • nonbank lenders
  • a nonbank depositor

nonbanking

adjective

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