Definition of Bank run

1. Noun. The concerted action of depositors who try to withdraw their money from a bank because they think it will fail.

Generic synonyms: Bank Withdrawal

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bank Run

bank loan
bank machine
bank machines
bank manager
bank martin
bank mix
bank night
bank note
bank of issue
bank on
bank paper
bank pool
bank rate
bank robber
bank robbers
bank run (current term)
bank shot
bank statement
bank statements
bank swallow
bank transfer
bank transfers
bank up
bank vault
bank vole
bank voles
bank withdrawal

Literary usage of Bank run

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"however, is not the only fault of natural bank-run material. ... If unscreened bank-run material is used, a greater quantity of cement is required to fill ..."

2. Our Economic Organization by Leon Carroll Marshall, Leverett Samuel Lyon (1922)
"For how long a period of time ought my promissory note to the bank run? Why? 5. "I am a farmer and I buy farm machinery costing $500 with which to grow and ..."

3. Concrete on the Farm and in the Shop: A Complete Practical Treatise on the by Henry Colin Campbell (1916)
"BANK-RUN GRAVEL NOT SUITABLE The fact that nature has been very lavish with its distribution of sand and gravel, has led many users of concrete to think ..."

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