There are 2 main definitions of banking in English:

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banking1

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Pronunciation: /ˈbaŋkɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The business conducted or services offered by a bank: with this account, you are entitled to free banking
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  • Last week Abbey National announced plans to pay interest on credit balances and will also offer free banking to new business accounts.
  • Typical perks include preferential mortgages and personal loans, free banking, a pension fund, overtime, bonuses and share options.
  • Most banks offer free banking to students, along with other discount services.

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There are 2 main definitions of banking in English:

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banking2

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Pronunciation: /ˈbaŋkɪŋ
 
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noun

An embankment or artificial bank: I climbed down the banking and took a photograph
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  • Using radio tracking we discovered that signal crayfish were crossing woodland and climbing quite steep bankings which makes eradication extremely difficult.
  • Pedestrians took their lives in their hands running the tree-lined gauntlet, forced to scramble up steep bankings if two vehicles met on the narrow stretch.
  • It's easy to ride and unlike some velodromes, you don't have to fight the bike round the bankings.

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