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"investment bank" in British English

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investment banknoun [C]

uk   us  
a ​bank that ​helpscompaniessell and ​buy shares, or ​helps them ​buy other ​companies or merge (= ​join together) with each other
investment banking
noun [U] uk   us  
the ​business of ​operating an ​investmentbank
investment banker
noun [C] uk   us  
someone who has an ​importantjob in an ​investmentbank
(Definition of investment bank from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"investment bank" in Business English

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investment banknoun [C]

uk   us   BANKING, FINANCE
a ​bank that helps ​companies and ​organizations to ​buy and ​sellshares, ​bonds, etc. and helps ​companies to ​buy or merge (= ​join) with other ​companies: The ​successfulbid was ​led by an ​investmentbank. The ​telecomsanalyst at the ​investmentbankestimated that the ​business was ​worth around €1bn.. big/large/​majorinvestmentbanks an American/British/Japanese ​investmentbank a Wall Street/City ​investmentbank
(Definition of investment bank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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