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    meaning of "banks"

    Dear teachers.

    why the "bank"= river .
    some time I see "bank" with "s" on the end = "banks"

    eg. My wife and I are walking along the banks of the river.

    what is the meaning of "banks"

    thankyou very much!

    I'm a beginner join to forums, more thing to study. hard to explain to use english, (use dictionary yet) if something wrong , please correct me !!! thanks

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    Re: meaning of "banks"

    Hello Angelats, welcome to UE!

    The "bank" of a river is the sloping ground beside the river; you often find a path there.

    All the best,


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