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TELLER. An officer in a bank or other institution. He is said to take that name from tallier, or one who kept a tally, because it is his duty to keep the accounts between the bank or other institution and its customers, or to make their accounts tally. In another sense teller signifies a person appointed to receive votes. In England the name of teller is given to certain officers in the exchequer.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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It is basically just like walking up to a teller. That is why we advertised it as a live teller.
When the accused returned from the concerned department, the teller was handling another customer and asked the man to wait in queue.
The bank said that it would move half of its bank tellers into digital or advisory roles within the next two years and all tellers are to be upskilled over the next five years to be able to perform digital or advisory roles.
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Teller was seen sporting a yellow Lakers T-shirt, black jeans, a white cap and sunglasses at the time.
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Like Mapplethorpe, Teller is renowned as a portraitist, often capturing celebrities in an unexpected light, both literally and metaphorically.
The virtual branch features two interactive teller machines, a standalone ATM, a digital solutions center and digital rate board.