Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “the Federal Reserve”

the Federal Reserve

noun     (informal the Fed)
the central bank of the USBanks and bank accounts
(Definition of the Federal Reserve noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of the Federal Reserve

Definitions of “the Federal Reserve” in other dictionaries

Translations of “the Federal Reserve”

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More