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English definition of “the IMF”

the IMF

noun     /ˌaɪ.emˈef/
abbreviation for the International Monetary Fund : a part of the United Nations that encourages international trade and gives financial help to poor countries Banks and bank accountsInternational politics and government
(Definition of the IMF noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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