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English definition of “financial institution”

financial institution

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE, BANKING, INSURANCE
a company that provides financial services, for example, a bank, an insurance company, or an investment fund: How do credit unions differ from banks and other financial institutions?
(Definition of financial institution from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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