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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of bank.
  • adjective piled high with


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  • Alex Steen scored a spectacular goal and Mats Sundin banked in a flukey one with 32 seconds to play for the Maple Leafs, who lost their second straight game. - Hockey - Toronto vs. New Jersey

  • Needless to say, I have never again banked with them, or used one of their credit cards, or have done any other business with them, whatsoever, and when asked I inform orher companies why.

    Think Progress » U.S. Companies To Pay 10% More For Health Benefits in 2006

  • Holding the puck behind Salo's net, the former Buffalo captain banked the puck off defenseman Jason Smith's right skate and past the unsuspecting goalie at 5: 52 for his 25th career playoff goal.

  • If Sables recalls a banked campfire after a busy day of outdoor activities with your family, Burning Leaves infuses some of the other, more dangerous sense of the outdoors into the picture: nude beaches and hippie hitchhikers, mountain lions and coyotes, dangerous caves and lonely box canyons, wildfires and riptides, diffident nymphs with darkly beckoning glances.

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  • The first one would bar landlords from increasing rent to more than one-third of a tenant's income, the second would make it easier for tenants to add roommates to the lease, and the third would put a limit on "so-called banked rent increases."


  • TALLAHASSEE - The Florida House's select tribal gaming committee advanced a no-frills Seminole compact Friday that would preclude the tribe from operating so-called banked table games at its seven casinos.


  • Three laws proposed by Supervisor Chris Daly on Tuesday would bar landlords from increasing rent to more than one-third of a tenant's income, would expand the rights of tenants who want to add roommates, and would limit the amount of so-called banked rent increases in which annual increases allowed under city laws are saved up and then imposed all at once.

    San Francisco real estate insight, statistics, gossip, and news with a twist and some flavor - theFrontSteps

  • One solution would be that a bonus earned in a given year cannot be paid out but has to be "banked" and can only be paid out several years after the politician has left office.

    Give Politicians Performance Bonuses

  • I had half a day's extra time "banked" informally, which is being ever so slightly useful this week.

    Radio Silence

  • Some hospitals got licenses and simply 'banked' them.

    Muhlenberg: Heather Howard tips state's hand


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