French translation of 'bank'
1. (= financial institution) banque f
to have money in the bank avoir de l’argent à la banque
I had £10,000 in the bank. J’avais 10.000 livres à la banque.
it won’t break the bank ça ne va pas me (or te or nous etc) ruinersee also investment bank, savings bank, internet bank
2. (= border)
[of river] bord m
[of lake] bord m ⧫ rive f
[of canal] bord m
He walked along the river bank. Il longeait le bord de la rivière. ⧫ Il marchait le long de la rivière.
3. (= mound) talus m
[of earth] talus m de remblai
[of snow] banc m
We sat down on a grassy bank. Nous nous sommes assis dans l’herbe sur un talus.
4. (= mass)
[of fog] nappe f
[of clouds] banc m
5. (= store) [of data] banque f
blood bank banque f du sangsee also sperm bank
6. (= row) [of computers, monitors, dials] rangée f
1. [plane] virer sur l’aile
2. (= have a bank account)
They bank with Capital Key. Leur banque est Capital Key. ⧫ Leur banquier est Capital Key.
Who do you bank with? Tu es à quelle banque ?
1. (= put in the bank) [money, cheque] mettre à la banque
2. (= earn) [amount] gagner
Phrasal verbsbank on
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Example Sentences Including 'bank'
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Banks might have to raise fresh capital or pull back from trading, the ratings agency said, and some could face downgrades.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
High street banks are about to be forced to redirect all the small business loan applications that they reject to a rival.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
In many ways, business is banking on as little changing as possible.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Some investors have given up on making money from bank stocks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The government stuffed hundreds of billions of dollars of taxpayer cash into its banks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The rating agency questioned the bank's ability to raise enough capital.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
This leaves the town with just one bank, which opens only three days a week.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Urgent action is necessary to purge both banks and bankers of their deeply ingrained dishonesty and greed.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You should think about approaching the bank and providing it with full information.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
He came up with a design for a solar blood bank and then a solar fridge for vaccine storage.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
It surprises me how often people forget to bank cheques.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Regulators have often been anxious about very large banks headquartered in small countries.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The smell was terrible as we frequently passed rotting bodies washed up on the river banks.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Neither is good for the bank balance or blood pressure.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
They brought a police officer to inspect the flood banks beside the ground.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
It was built on industry and sits on the river 's banks.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
But some banks are unhappy about how much they pay to be part of the network.The Sun (2017)
But what would happen to other banks with similar business models?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Did the champ bank a huge cheque?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He wanted them to guarantee all bank deposits and set out a concrete timetable for action.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Instead teachers can use a bank of tests for their own assessments.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
One method is downloading software on to Android smartphones that allows the user to make contactless payments using stolen bank details.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The details were then used to clone bank cards and withdraw cash.The Sun (2006)
The money would be siphoned into different accounts in other banks.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Then they were taken towards an earth bank leading to a bridge.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
They can get a full price and bank the money.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This means the criminals can access bank account details.The Sun (2011)
Thousands face having their identity stolen or their bank accounts emptied.The Sun (2014)
When one bank worker saw him drinking bleach on a street corner, they did not know what to do.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
The company has cash in the bank to do further deals.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
The real return on bank deposits is substantially negative.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Why else would you be asking the bank where your money was?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
So why did we move from one bank to the other?Christianity Today (2000)
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'bank' in Other Languages
British English: bank /bæŋk/ NOUN
beside river A bank is the ground beside a river.
We walked along the bank.
- American English: bank ridge
- Arabic: ضِفَّة
- Brazilian Portuguese: margem
- Chinese: 堤岸
- Croatian: obala rijeke
- Czech: břeh
- Danish: banke højdedrag
- Dutch: oever
- European Spanish: ribera
- Finnish: penger
- French: rive
- German: Erdwall
- Greek: όχθη
- Italian: sponda
- Japanese: 土手
- Korean: 둑
- Norwegian: kant
- Polish: brzeg wybrzeże
- European Portuguese: margem
- Romanian: mal
- Russian: отмель
- Spanish: terraplén
- Swedish: bank vall
- Thai: ตลิ่ง
- Turkish: ırmak kıyısı
- Ukrainian: берег
- Vietnamese: bờ
British English: bank /bæŋk/ NOUN
for money A bank is a place where people can keep their money.
He got some money from the bank.
- American English: bank finance
- Arabic: بَنْك
- Brazilian Portuguese: banco finanças
- Chinese: 银行
- Croatian: banka
- Czech: banka
- Danish: bank pengeinstitut
- Dutch: bank financieel
- European Spanish: banco finanzas
- Finnish: pankki
- French: banque
- German: Bank Finanzen
- Greek: τράπεζα
- Italian: banca
- Japanese: 銀行 finance
- Korean: 은행 금융
- Norwegian: bank
- Polish: bank
- European Portuguese: banco finanças
- Romanian: bancă
- Russian: банк финансовое учреждение
- Spanish: banco finanzas
- Swedish: bank ekonomi
- Thai: ธนาคาร
- Turkish: banka
- Ukrainian: банк
- Vietnamese: ngân hàng
British English: bank VERB
have an account If you bank with a particular bank, you have an account with that bank.
I have banked with that bank for years.
- American English: bank
- Brazilian Portuguese: ser cliente de um banco
- Chinese: 存款于飞机
- European Spanish: tener cuenta en
- French: avoir un compte en banque
- German: ein Konto haben bei
- Italian: avere un conto corrente
- Japanese: ～銀行の口座を所有している
- Korean: 특정 은행과 거래하다
- European Portuguese: ser cliente de um banco
- Spanish: tener cuenta en
British English: bank VERB
money If you bank money, you pay it into a bank.
Once you have registered your particulars with an agency and it has banked your cheque, the process begins.
Translation of bank from the Collins English to French Dictionary