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See the entry forbanco.
Presentyoconjugation ofbancar.
Preteriteél/ella/ustedconjugation ofbancar.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (seat)
a. bench (in a yard or park)
Los bancos del parque están recién pintados.The park benches have just been painted.
b. pew (in a church)
La iglesia se ve vacía sin los bancos.The church looks empty without the pews.
c. stool (with no back)
¿Me pasas un banco para bajar ese libro del estante de arriba?Can you pass me a stool to get that book down from the top shelf?
d. desk (in a school)
El colegio ha renovado todos los bancos.The school has replaced all the desks.
e. workbench (for carpentry, etc.)
Necesito un banco más grande para trabajar en el taller.I need a larger workbench to work on in the workshop.
2. (finance)
a. bank
Fui al banco a pedir un préstamo.I went to the bank to ask for a loan.
3. (stock)
a. bank
El banco de sangre necesita donantes de todo tipo de sangre.The blood bank needs donors of all blood types.
4. (group of fish)
a. school
La zona atrae a muchos visitantes porque las aguas cristalinas dejan ver bancos de peces tropicales.Many visitors are attracted to the area because schools of tropical fish can be seen in the crystal-clear waters.
b. shoal
Vimos un banco de atunes mientras buceábamos.We saw a shoal of tuna while we were diving.
5. (mound)
a. bank
Aquí la vegetación acuática incluye bancos de algas.The aquatic vegetation here includes banks of seaweed.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (asiento)
a. bench
2. (de iglesia)
a. pew
3. (politics)
banco azulseats in Spanish parliament where government ministers sit
banco de remorowing machine
4. (institución financiera)
a. bank
Banco Central EuropeoEuropean Central Bank
el Banco Mundialthe World Bank
5. (de peces)
a. shoal
6. (depósito)
a. bank
7. (computers)
banco de datosdata bank
banco de sangreblood bank
banco de espermasperm bank
8. (de carpintero, artesano)
a. workbench
9. (technology)
banco de pruebastest bench
banco de arenasandbank
banco de hielopack ice
banco de nieblafog bank
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1 (asiento) (al aire libre) bench; seat; (en iglesia) pew; [de carpintero] bench
banco azul (Política) ministerial benches
; (p)
banco de pruebas test bed; testing ground
2 (Com) (Economía) bank
banco central central bank
banco comercial commercial bank
banco de ahorros savings bank
banco de crédito credit bank
banco de inversiones investment bank
banco de liquidación clearing house
banco ejidal (México) cooperative bank
banco emisor issuing bank
banco en casa home banking
banco fiduciario trust company
banco mercantil merchant bank
Banco Mundial World Bank
banco por acciones joint-stock bank
3 (reserva) [de información, órganos] bank
banco de datos data bank
banco de esperma sperm bank
banco de memoria memory bank
banco de sangre blood bank
4 (Geografía) (en el mar) bank; shoal; (estrato) stratum; layer; (And) (suelo aluvial) deposit of alluvial soil; (of alluvial soil) (Caribe) (tierra elevada) raised ground
banco de arena sandbank
banco de hielo ice field; ice floe
banco de niebla fog bank
banco de nieve snowdrift
5 [de peces] shoal; school
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