nonbank

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noun, often attributive non·bank \ˈnän-ˈbaŋk\

Definition of nonbank

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

nonbanking

play \-ˈbaŋ-kiŋ\ adjective

1939

First Known Use of nonbank

1939


Law Dictionary

nonbank

adjective non·bank \ˌnän-ˈbaŋk\

Legal Definition of nonbank

  1. :  being, done by, or involving some entity other than a bank <nonbank lenders> <a nonbank depositor>

nonbanking

adjective

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