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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

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]
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Brian "The judge said it was 'deliberate, blatant, systematic and sustained intimidation'." Mr Twigg added: "In the current climate, more has to be done to protect vulnerable people from evil money-lenders."
(the proceeds of which were earmarked for military condotte and the maintenance of castles) -- as well as the obligations owed by various money-lenders (fenerantes) both Christian and Jewish.
There is often an overlapping of personae of money-lenders, landlords, employers, produce dealers and traders; and in such situations, it would be possible to tie credit supply to operations in produce and labour markets so that all major economic transactions of the borrower operate in favor of the lender" (Tilakaratna, 1996).
Muzaffar Said while regretting the lustful and greedy attitude of private money-lenders made clear that the Bill has been enacted after receiving enormous public complaints in this regard.
Some are even duped and cornered by employers and money-lenders who withhold passports and slap cases against them.
ALLEGED illegal money-lenders have been arrested following a series of raids.
West Yorkshire Trading Standards staff will also be on hand to receive inquiries and give information on illegal money-lenders or 'loan sharks' who, in the current economic climate, prey on people who find themselves in a desperate situation and looking for a quick-fix.
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.
Jesus' concern in the Gospels is with money-changers, not money-lenders. The money-changers converted the coins of the Roman Empire into the currency accepted by the Jerusalem Temple, as money-changers today convert dollars into Euros.
Out of fear of being chased by money lenders, a number of Indian workers continued to stay illegally in the UAE.Aa One illegal worker who is based in Sharjah, recently told 7DAYS: "I owe more than dhs10,000 to the money-lenders. If I go back home, I won't have any option except ending my life."
Whole communities suffer because of the heavy-handed tactics of money-lenders who make irresponsible loans at unfair rates of interest.