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bankbook

1. Literally, a book in which a depositor's financial transactions, such as deposits and withdrawals, are recorded by a bank. Now make sure you don't lose the bankbook, or the teller won't deposit this check.
2. By extension, wealth or finances in general. I'm a little worried about how I'm going to pay my rent this month because my bankbook is rather thin these days.
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After what seemed like hours, I approach the bench, only to be told that as my name is not on the bank book, they can't take the money (when have you ever heard of a bank that will not take the money?) and will issue a receipt, but can not enter it in on the pass book.
She contacted Faulkner and asked for the return of the bank book -- but he gave her a string of excuses to avoid having to return the book.
As she dropped the bag, the thief picked up the Halifax bank book and walked off.
The city's magistrates' court heard how the bank book had been taken from a house in Gosforth days earlier and when the owner realised money had been taken out of his account, he called police.
Following instructions from an SSI pamphlet, they put the following information together to present to the Social Security people: Bill's Social Security number; his birth certificate (original or certified copy); information about where Bill lives (he pays no rent); payroll slips, copies of tax returns, bank books, and other information about income and resources (his only work outside the home is assisting his neighbor in delivering papers, where he has managed to accumulate a bank book balance of $870.00); and medical records.
The Dubai Economic Council (DEC) in collaboration with the World Bank (WB) will jointly launch the World Bank book Natural Resource Abundance, Growth and Diversification in the Middle East and North Africa and the Dubai Economic Council's report on Foreign Trade in Dubai: Challenges and Policies in addition to the Deauville Partnership report on Trade and Foreign Direct Investment in Dubai on 28 November.
When she was at what was then the Holme Valley Council and Infant School, every child in the West Riding was given a bank book by the County Council in 1935, with one shilling deposited in it (5p in today's money) to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V.
The attacker fled after taking cash, a rent book and bank book.
She hung on to the original Aberdeen Savings Bank book and remained loyal when it became part of the TSB.
Catherine Hope, 56, hospital cleaner, Newcastle: I always have a bank book and glasses, and I never go anywhere without my rosary beads.
Donna was alerted when Adam, who had been playing with a bank book and wallet, began coughing and crying.
Because of the property value escalation, elderly homeowners have a bulging bank book, but strangely seem to think that it is not for use.
JOHN Stewart didn't expect to make a lot when he found a 1973 National Savings Bank book showing a 40p balance.
Q I came across a National Savings Bank book with just over pounds 2 in it which I mislaid 28 years ago.
A WOMAN was pulled over by a bag snatcher who got away with cash and her bank book.