Definition of landbanking in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈlandˌbaNGkiNG/
(also land banking)


The practice of buying land as an investment, holding it for future use, and making no specific plans for its development.
Example sentences
  • Every single Councillor supported this measure due to their awareness that speculative land banking must be controlled.
  • Proposals to relax planning rules will fuel the expansion of the practice of land banking, which leaves fields and woods neglected, a report said yesterday.
  • Projects for land banking… were by no means lacking long after commercial banks had been well established in this country.

Words that rhyme with landbanking

ranking, spanking

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Syllabification: land·bank·ing

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