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bank

 [bank]
a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood bank, bone bank, eye bank, or skin bank.

bank

(bank),
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

(bangk) a stored supply of human material or tissues for future use by other individuals, such as a blood b., bone b., eye b., human-milk b., or skin b.

bank

A central repository for something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval.

bank

A central repository of something of value, for future withdrawal or retrieval. See Blood bank, Brain bank, National Practitioner Data Bank, Organ Bank, Sperm bank, Tissue bank.

bank

(bangk)
Any facility for storage of viable preserved tissue, blood, or medical supplies for future study or use.
[Fr. banque, fr. It. banca, bench, teller's counter, fr. Germanic]

bank

a stored supply of animal material or tissues for future use by other individuals, as blood bank, serum bank, bone bank, skin bank, eye bank, etc. See also database.
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He said desperation at one time had forced him to pledge not only his passport but also those of his wife and daughter to money-lenders.
Richard Copsey, defending, said Chambers, who had run up pounds 80,000 credit before turning to the money-lenders, had been too ashamed to even tell her family of her downfall.
Mr Twigg added: "In the current climate more has to be done to protect vulnerable people from evil money-lenders.
He also confirmed a number of arson attacks and bombings that took place were often related to money-lenders.
The deficit of income over consumption expenditure is met out by these households by way of taking loans from the local money-lenders as well as by purchasing day to day consumption items on credit basis.
Aa One illegal worker who is based in Sharjah, recently told 7DAYS: "I owe more than dhs10,000 to the money-lenders.
Whole communities suffer because of the heavy-handed tactics of money-lenders who make irresponsible loans at unfair rates of interest.
Otherwise, they had to turn to local money-lenders who charged high interest rates.
And they have more than 30 other illegal money-lenders all over Scotland in their sights in the run-up to Christmas.
The trouble is, the monetary system is daft, and the world has become a money-lenders paradise.
Residents and environmentalists campaigning against the controversial Birmingham Northern Relief Road will today take their campaign to one of the major money-lenders to the scheme.