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"fed" in American English

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us   /fed/
past simple and past participle of feed
(Definition of fed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"the Fed" in Business English

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the Fednoun

abbreviation for the Federal Reserve Bank : William Poole, a former president and chief executive of the Fed in St Louis, retired after ten years of service.
abbreviation for the Federal Reserve Board : Wall Street dropped 143 points, but recovered to 75 down ahead of the Fed's decision on interest rates.
abbreviation for the Federal Reserve System : A crisis in the property market and a mixed economic outlook could put the Fed in a difficult position as it considers what action to take in the months ahead.
(Definition of the Fed from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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