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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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Relatives told the GDN they thought he was driven to suicide because he was unable to repay a BD3,000 loan from an illegal moneylender, who was charging interest of BD250 every month.
The cash flow in this murky high-stake business, according to insiders, is sustained by residents who offer their savings to the moneylenders on the promise of huge returns.
He further said he did not know whether their passports were with the same moneylender.
Since 2007, the Land Retention and Development department has been helping tribal Garos, regardless of religious affiliation, to retain their lands mortgaged to moneylenders as well as have their lands registered.
Gustinelli and Martalo borrowed pounds 7500 in 2004 from a moneylender.
Victims are being urged to go to reputable credit unions instead of moneylenders.
Through her self-help group she discovered a woman who was about to commit suicide because of mounting debts to moneylenders.
We are uneasy about its blatant anti-Semitism, about the rendering of Shylock (Al Pacino) the moneylender as a hateful, venal caricature.
505 billion shortfall per company or individual reporting during calendar 2001 (the latest year for which data is available), were moneylenders.
The moneylenders charge outrageous interest of up to 244 per cent forcing their clients into an endless spiral of perpetual debt.
Local moneylenders also working as middlemen kept them from making a fair profit.
On the ground, even the village moneylender can be out of reach for women - moneylenders traditionally demand deeds to property as collateral for loans and women rarely have access to such deeds, even when the property is in their name.