Definition of bank balance in English:

bank balance

noun

  • The amount of money held in a bank account at a given moment.

    ‘he had a bank balance that a senior merchant banker would not be ashamed of’
    • ‘We dreamed of doing something that would amount to more than a bank balance.’
    • ‘Is it the appalling language, the irregular sleeping patterns, or the continual drain on your bank balance?’
    • ‘First, my bank balance is depleted by funds sufficient to bankrupt a lower league football club.’
    • ‘Hospital chiefs have dipped into capital reserves to prop up an ailing bank balance.’
    • ‘While Craig Dus was treasurer of the Plaum's Pit club, he produced quarterly accounts showing a healthy bank balance.’
    • ‘Gone are the days of healthy profits and a burgeoning bank balance.’
    • ‘I sit here typing with a sore and sunburnt head, an aching arm, a depleted bank balance, and feeling a little bit appalled with myself.’
    • ‘A single man about town should be able to splash out on these things without feeling a moment's guilt or too big a dent in his bank balance.’
    • ‘Hours before her bank balance became a telephone number she was worried sick about paying for the new school uniform for her youngest child Lee.’
    • ‘You have plenty of autonomy, and once you begin profit sharing your bank balance could grow rapidly.’
    • ‘Interestingly though, the only thing these aids are guaranteed to lower is your bank balance.’
    • ‘The former includes establishing a career, getting married, building a bank balance, name and fame.’
    • ‘But every company in the land has to watch its bank balance and every investor has to make a decision about how much cash to keep in a portfolio.’
    • ‘What inspired such madness was a paltry bank balance which required alternative and cheap entertainment and a wish to have buns of steel by summer.’
    • ‘She didn't notice because the amount was not large relative to her normal bank balance.’
    • ‘As Jay-Z quips, sometimes he wants to rap like Common but then he takes a look at his bank balance and continues to mine the money seam.’
    • ‘In this new climate, the bank balance soon replenished itself and I was suddenly in a position to place an offer on the cheapest of properties.’
    • ‘I try not to think about my bank balance, credit card facility and outstanding payments if I can help it.’
    • ‘Put your imagination to work instead of your bank balance and watch the business roll in.’
    • ‘And even when the spirit is willing, the bank balance may be weak.’

Pronunciation

bank balance