state bank

noun

Definition of state bank

2 : a bank chartered by and operating under the laws of a state of the U.S.

Examples of state bank in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Relations between the two countries are at a particular low, with Turkey subjected to sanctions for purchasing the Russian S400 missile system, and facing heavy fines against the state bank Halkbank for its role in violating sanctions against Iran. New York Times, "Erdogan Pulls Turkey From European Treaty on Domestic Violence," 20 Mar. 2021 Its New Deal for West Virginia platform, developed after nearly 200 town halls and the collection of 11,000 voter surveys, includes policies like ending mass incarceration and homelessness, a state bank, and a workers’ bill of rights. Osita Nwanevu, The New Republic, "Inside the West Virginian Movement to Push Joe Manchin to the Left," 5 Feb. 2021 Angeles Rojas strides down the hall of the Argentine state bank, passed portraits on the walls of past bank presidents who may have been shocked to see a young transgender person on its workforce. NBC News, "Argentina to add more transgender people to labor force," 17 Dec. 2020 The 23-year-old joined the human resources department of Banco Nación, Argentina’s leading state bank, this year. NBC News, "Argentina to add more transgender people to labor force," 17 Dec. 2020 Mr Trump has also been sympathetic to Mr Erdogan’s attempts to stifle an investigation by a New York court into a Turkish state bank accused of circumventing American sanctions against Iran. The Economist, "Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s finance minister—and son-in-law—quits," 9 Nov. 2020 Much of this can be accomplished by creating a state bank for industrial development. Anchorage Daily News, "Candidate Q&A: Alaska House District 23 — Chris Tuck," 3 Oct. 2020 German lender Commerzbank AG appointed former state bank executive Hans-Jörg Vetter as its new chairman on Monday, ignoring opposition from its second largest shareholder, Cerberus Capital Management. Patricia Kowsmann, WSJ, "Commerzbank Appoints New Chairman, Defying Big Investor Cerberus," 3 Aug. 2020 Andrew Jackson drained the Second Bank of the United States of all its funds on populist grounds, with an eye to doling them out to state banks. Jonathan Stevenson, The New York Review of Books, "With Flynn, Barr Burns Justice to Feed Trump’s ‘Obamagate’ Fantasy," 15 May 2020

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First Known Use of state bank

1702, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“State bank.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/state%20bank. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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— see bank

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