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English definition of “development bank”

development bank

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE, ECONOMICS, BANKING
a bank that provides financial help to increase industry and other business in a country or area: A government-backed development bank could provide small businesses with the cheap capital they now lack.
(Definition of development bank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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