how to pronounce bank


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the above transcription of bank is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

bank is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of bank in a speech by a native speaker of standard german:

“… also holen jetzt unsere bank helfer um 2 …”

meanings of bank


  1. Bank (financial institution).
  2. A facility for storage of a particular thing.
  3. Bench (which people sit on); pew.
  4. Bank (collection of material in a body of water).
  5. Substitutes' bench.
  6. Workbench (which things can be set down on).

bank frequency in german - A2 level of CEFR

the word bank occurs in german on average 68.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for A2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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