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central bank

noun [C] uk   us  
a bank that provides services to a national government, puts the official financial plans of that government into operation, and controls the amount of money in the economy
Translations of “central bank”
in Chinese (Traditional) 中央銀行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 中央银行…
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