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the World Bank

noun
 
 
BANKING, ECONOMICS
an international organization that helps the economic development of poor countries: The World Bank is funding tree plantations in Niger.
Translations of “the World Bank”
in Chinese (Traditional) 世界銀行…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世界银行…
(Definition of the World Bank from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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