Definition of commercial bank in English:

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commercial bank

noun

A bank that offers services to the general public and to companies.
Example sentences
  • The potential expansionary effects of the transaction are shown as increases in the assets and liabilities of both the central bank and the commercial bank.
  • This comes in the wake of the increase last week in the bank rate - the rate at which the country's central bank lends to commercial banks.
  • If government spending is financed by borrowing from commercial banks, it means credit expansion and inflation.

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