Definition of “the Federal Reserve” - English Dictionary

“the Federal Reserve” in Business English

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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)