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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?
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.
Information such as social security number, birth certificate, payroll slips, tax returns, bank books, and other documentation of income should be available when applying.
The World Bank book is a product of the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Department (PREM) in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region of the World Bank.
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.
9 times First Counties Bank book value at December 31, 1999.