savings bank

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of savings bank

: a bank organized to hold funds of individual depositors in interest-bearing accounts and to make long-term investments (as in home mortgage loans)

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First Known Use of savings bank

1813


SAVINGS BANK Defined for English Language Learners

savings bank

noun

Definition of savings bank for English Language Learners

  • : a business where people keep money that they are saving in order to earn interest on it and where they can borrow money to buy homes, cars, etc.


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savings bank

legal Definition of savings bank

see bank

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