Share this entry

landbanking Syllabification: land·bank·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈlandˌbaNGkiNG/
(also land banking)

Definition of landbanking in English:


The practice of buying land as an investment, holding it for future use, and making no specific plans for its development.
Example sentences
  • Join others who have discovered the advantages that strategic landbanking has over other types of real estate ownership.
  • The unscrupulous practice of 'landbanking' has seen a sharp rise in 2009.
  • Every single Councillor supported this measure due to their awareness that speculative land banking must be controlled.

Words that rhyme with landbanking

ranking, spanking

Definition of landbanking in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources