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IMF, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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IMF, thethe IMFIMF, the /ˌaɪ em ˈef/ 🔊 🔊 PESSO (the International Monetary Fund) an international organization that tries to encourage trade between countries and to help poorer countries develop economically
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IMF, theBritain's financial withdrawals from the IMF had been on an unprecedented scale.For example, although they raised prices as the IMF wished, they insisted on minimum wage requirements.Meanwhile, we are pressing for IMF teams already in Moscow and elsewhere to start preparing the ground.The IMF expects the imbalances to widen again this year and next.The IMF Survey reported in July that the dollar price of commodities had reached their highest levels since October 1989.The criticism of the IMF becomes relevant in about April this year.
From Longman Business DictionaryIMFIMF ECONOMICSORGANIZATIONSabbreviation for INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
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