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investment bank

noun [C] uk   us  
a bank that helps companies sell 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 investment bank
investment banker
noun [C] uk   us  
someone who has an important job in an investment bank
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