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the Federal Reservenoun

uk   us   (also informal the Fed) BANKING, FINANCE, GOVERNMENT
→  the Federal Reserve Board : Investors are concerned that problems in the housing market could force the Federal Reserve to cut interest rates.
→  the Federal Reserve System : As private credit markets make a recovery, banks have been borrowing less from the Federal Reserve's emergency lending program.
(Definition of the Federal Reserve from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Federal Reserve”
in Chinese (Simplified) 美国联邦储备银行…
in Chinese (Traditional) 美國聯邦儲備銀行…
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