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  • Bank Supervision (Information)
    Congress created the Federal Reserve System in 1913. Learn about the role of the Fed in establishing competitive banking practices, protecting consumer transactions, and assuring stable markets.
    http://www.federal-reserve.org/bank-supervision.htm
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    This bank category page lists editorially-reviewed websites and web pages that pertain to this topic.
    http://en.jumblex.org/bank/

Bank Definition(s)

The word bank is a noun.  Bank means (1) a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning), (2) a building in which commercial banking is transacted, (3) a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home, (4) a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities, (5) an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers, (6) a long ridge or pile, (7) sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water), (8) a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force, (9) the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games, (10) a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies).
Bank is also a verb that means (1) have confidence or faith in, (2) cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning, (3) enclose with a bank, (4) tip laterally, (5) put into a bank account, (6) be in the banking business, (7) act as the banker in a game or in gambling, (8) do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank.
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