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noun as in row or tier of objects

verb as in collect money or advantage

verb as in lean or tilt

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Because they could not obtain bank financing, the company’s founders believed their only option was borrowing from hard-money lenders at exorbitant rates.

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The Fed prefers a little inflation because that gives the central bank more room to cut or raise short-term interest rates.

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The actual total is probably higher because many banks eliminate staff without disclosing their plans.

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Fraser, of course, will become the first woman chief executive of a big Wall Street bank in February.

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Russak-Aminoach’s decision to join Team8 is a stark departure from her prior role leading a legacy bank that dates back to 1902.

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One that they cannot cash in at the bank to pay for their flats.

A tugboat improbably sits high on the bank, obscured by tall grass, a broken oil rig hangs over the water nearby.

But just up the steep river bank and through the brush is an opening.

He was surprised that the central bank did not understand that.

At this point in his life, Denton has enough filthy lucre in his bank account to affect a certain lack of interest in the stuff.

In sorting notes it is necessary to be able readily to distinguish between notes of this bank and notes of other reserve banks.

Thus far Boston banks have received more benefits from this bank than have the other banks in this district.

The weed growing over every water, and at the bank of the river, shall be pulled up before all grass.

The dormant accounts most of the banks maintain with the reserve bank are, perhaps, indicative of their attitude toward it.

At the reserve bank they may borrow as a standing right and not as a favor which may be cut off.


On this page you'll find 150 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bank, such as: fund, stock, store, treasury, coffer, and countinghouse.

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