Meaning of “the Bank of England” in the English Dictionary

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"the Bank of England" in English

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the Bank of Englandnoun

uk /ˌbæŋk əv ˈɪŋ.ɡlənd/ us /ˌbæŋk əv ˈɪŋ.ɡlənd/

Examples from literature

  • His father, though a clerk in the Bank of England, was a fine classical scholar and had dabbled in verse. 
  • The Bank of England as we now know it did not then exist. 
  • The charter of the Bank of England was renewed in a form which modified the whole banking system in England. 
  • There were twenty fifty-pound notes of the Bank of England, held together by an india-rubber band—nothing else. 
  • Women of that class are apt at times to mistrust the Bank of England. 

(Definition of “the Bank of England” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"the Bank of England" in Business English

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the Bank of Englandnoun

uk us abbreviation the BoE

BANKING, ECONOMICS, POLITICS the central bank of the United Kingdom:

When the Bank of England changes the official interest rate it is attempting to influence the overall level of expenditure in the economy.

(Definition of “the Bank of England” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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