Definition of “fed” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “fed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“fed” in American English

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fed

us /fed/

past simple and past participle of feed

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“the Fed” in Business English

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the Fednoun

uk us informal BANKING, FINANCE, GOVERNMENT

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)