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banco
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banco(
bahng
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koh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (seat)
a. bench
Los bancos del parque están recién pintados.The park benches are freshly painted.
b. pew
La iglesia se ve vacía sin los bancos.The church looks empty without the pews.
c. stool
¿Me prestas un banco para bajar ese libro que está hasta arriba?Can you lend me a stool to get down that book that's way up high?
d. workbench
Necesito un banco más grande para trabajar en el taller.I need a larger workbench to work on in the workshop.
e. desk
El colegio ha renovado todos los bancos.The school has renewed all the desks.
2. (finance)
a. bank
Fui al banco a pedir un préstamo.I went to the bank to ask for a loan.
3. (deposit)
a. bank
El banco de sangre necesita donantes de todo tipo de sangre.The blood bank needs donors of all blood types.
4. (school of fish)
a. 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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banco
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)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
banco de datosdata bank
banco de sangreblood bank
banco de espermasperm bank
8. (de carpintero, artesano)
a. workbench
9. (technology)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
banco de pruebastest bench
banco de arenasandbank
banco de hielopack ice
banco de nieblafog bank
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banco
1 (asiento) (al aire libre) bench; seat; (en iglesia) pew; [de carpintero] bench
banco azul (Política) ministerial benches
plural
; (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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