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 for banking
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Bank \Bank\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Banked(b[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. &
     vb. n. Banking.]
     1. To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or
        fortify with a bank; to embank. "Banked well with earth."
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     2. To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
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     3. To pass by the banks of. [Obs.] --Shak.
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     4. (Engineering) To build (a roadway or railroad) with an
        inclination at a curve in the road, so as to counteract
        centrifugal forces acting on vehicles moving rapiudly
        around the curve, thus reducing the danger of vehicles
        overturning at a curve; as, the raceway was steeply banked
        at the curves.
     To bank a fire, To bank up a fire, to cover the coals or
        embers with ashes or cinders, thus keeping the fire low
        but alive.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Banking \Bank"ing\, n.
     The business of a bank or of a banker.
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     Banking house, an establishment or office in which, or a
        firm by whom, banking is done.
        [1913 Webster] banknote

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and
           checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and
           credit etc.
      2: transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing
         funds or requesting a loan etc.

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "banking":
     acrobatics, aerobatics, chandelle, crabbing, dive, diving,
     fishtailing, glide, investment banking, money changing,
     money dealing, nose dive, power dive, pull-up, pullout, pushdown,
     rolling, sideslip, spiral, stall, stunting, tactical maneuvers,
     volplane, zoom

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