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HIPC

noun [plural]
 
 
ECONOMICS
abbreviation for heavily indebted poor countries: countries without much money whose governments owe a lot of money to other countries and international banks: Under the HIPC Initiative, the poorest states get financial help from the International Monetary Fund to spend on programmes to combat poverty.
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