Definition of bank card in English:

bank card


  • A debit card or cash card.

    • ‘Charlotte Moore, 26, of Rivertons, Vange has had a bank card, letters from the tax office and birthday cards stolen.’
    • ‘If someone was being offered a bank card with fewer functions, the RNIB would consider that ‘inexcusable’.’
    • ‘At the time of writing I still haven't received my new bank card.’
    • ‘He said: ‘It's all well and good if you are deliberately trying to dodge fares but if you are fully intending to pay but cannot because you only have a bank card, it seems unfair to be penalised.’’
    • ‘A few weeks ago I accidentally snapped my bank card, so I went into a branch and ordered a new one, which I was told would be sent to me in four to five working days.’
    • ‘A pensioner had to be taken home in an ambulance after collapsing minutes after thieves stole his bank card and keys.’
    • ‘He hit her repeatedly around the head and stole her bank card.’
    • ‘When he did visit the bank, he was informed by an official that his bank card was not in the machine.’
    • ‘When her transaction was completed, the machine released her bank card but a length of tape came out with it.’
    • ‘He stole the boy's money, bank card and some vouchers, forced him to tell the card's PIN number and warned him: ‘If you are lying, I will find you and kill you.’’
    • ‘As a small shopkeeper some customers look at me askance when I refuse the sale of a Mars bar ‘and £50 cash back’ on their bank card.’
    • ‘He is wanted in connection with the use of a stolen bank card.’
    • ‘I lost my bank card but that was during a weekend in Whitechapel (& it was my own fault for leaving it on a toilet seat in the Rhythm Factory).’
    • ‘So I handed over my driver's license and my bank card.’
    • ‘If there does have to be some way of ‘definitively’ proving that a passport, ID card, or bank card belongs to the person holding it, then fingerprints or iris scans are relatively simple and immutable.’
    • ‘For guys it's like remembering a phone number or pin number to your bank card.’
    • ‘The defendant told police he had taken his mother's bank card from her handbag.’
    • ‘DC Hardman said: ‘These people might flash a card at you and it could be a bank card or a driving licence.’’
    • ‘After snatching American citizen Zenaida Parker's handbag in Burger King, he used her bank card to buy drinks, cinema tickets and other items.’
    • ‘I once owned a sweet little thing with a screwdriver, tweezers, a magnifying glass, ruler and saw-edge, all squeezed into the space of a bank card.’
    • ‘Mr Morgan took it to mean McDonagh wanted him to extract some money from a machine with his bank card.’
    • ‘A woman thought she had hit the jackpot when she slipped her bank card into a cash machine and found her account was £21,000 in credit.’
    • ‘When a bank card is inserted, the device records information from the card's magnetic strip, which the thieves can download on to computers.’
    • ‘The wallet only contained $61, a bank card and key - and with a plane to catch Mr Hepworth didn't bother reporting his loss.’
    • ‘These conversations apparently were about money withdrawals, theft of a bank card and a false card.’
    • ‘Sheraz Ali confronted 65-year-old Brian Exley at the Jet filling station in Yeadon last January after a friend he was with had had the bank card she tried to use retained by him.’
    • ‘Fraudsters have stolen thousands of pounds from innocent shoppers in a highly - sophisticated bank card machine scam in York.’
    • ‘It contained a Halifax bank card, various receipts and a plastic bag with ‘two white, small tablets with a logo on each’.’
    • ‘For your convenience, please have your bank card ready.’
    • ‘Thus, my bank card, credit card, driver's licence, and passport will likely not fall to the same attack.’
    • ‘Went for a walk to the shops earlier, had some stuff to buy and was stood in the queue at the till when I realised that I'd not brought any cash or my bank card with me.’
    • ‘She said: ‘I believe someone has stolen my bank card from the post office.’’
    • ‘Criminals implant devices in chip and pin machines that copy a bank card's magnetic strip and record the pin number.’
    • ‘I got invited out - my mate Dave must have found the bank card he lost on Wednesday night - but for some reason I just didn't fancy going out.’
    • ‘I had up to fifty dollars, my bank card and important cards like my driving license and my health card.’
    • ‘They are thought to be making bogus company cheques - which do not need the signatory to produce any proof of identification or bank card.’
    • ‘An hour after her husband reportedly dropped her off, the missing woman's bank card was used to withdraw £100 from a cash machine in Dumfries.’
    • ‘Her bank card remains unused and her phone switched off.’
    • ‘The Bank of Ireland partnership offers students a dual ISIC student travel and bank card, while AIB is offering a free ISIC card to new account holders.’
    • ‘I felt baffled by the logic of these security measures, and explained that it had rejected my British bank card.’


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