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Automated teller machine (ATM)

Computer-controlled terminal located on the premises of financial institutions or elsewhere, though which customers may make deposits, withdrawals or other transactions as they would through a bank teller. Other terms sometimes used to describe such terminals are customer-bank communications terminal (CBCT) and remote service unit (RSU). Groups of banks sometimes share ATMs. Sometimes called Automated Banking Machines.

Automated Teller Machine

Commonly called an ATM. A computer program located in a kiosk allowing the user to conduct certain banking transaction. Most often, an ATM allows the user to withdraw cash, but one may also check the balance of an account, make a deposit, make a payment, or conduct other transaction. The user may be assessed a fee to use an ATM, especially if the user's account is at a bank other than the one that owns the ATM.
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Ron Delnevo, managing director of Bank Machine, said: "This is the single biggest development both for charity and ATM services this millennium.
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Cash machine operator Bank Machine is trying to get 5 [pounds sterling] notes into wider circulation in a move championed by the Bank of England.
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RON Delnevo, managing director of Bank Machine Ltd, said his firm specialised in putting free machines in places where others charged.
ATM operator Bank Machine launched the free-to-use machines in branches of Martin McColl's yesterday.