Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission”

Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

noun     (abbreviation FCIC) GOVERNMENT, ECONOMICS, FINANCE
an organization that was created by the US government to examine the causes of the very serious financial and economic problems in the US from 2007-2010. It published its report in January 2011
(Definition of Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More