Definition of savings bank in English:

savings bank

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  • A non-profit-making financial institution receiving small deposits at interest.
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    • In decentralized polities such as nineteenth-century Germany, the political power of farmers and small business led the state to sponsor non-profit financial institutions such as savings banks and cooperative institutions.
    • By 1998, the nation's 10,481 commercial banks and 1,687 savings banks held deposits of more that $5 trillion.
    • As an industry, commercial and savings banks saw deposits increase about 8% last year.

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