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International Monetary Fund

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Finance, Economics
International Monetary FundˌInternational ˈMonetary ˌFund noun  BFPEthe IMF
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International Monetary FundIn May the International Monetary Fund suspended its loans programme.He also wants debt relief linked to reform of the International Monetary Fund.
From Longman Business DictionaryInternational Monetary FundˌInternational ˈMonetary ˌFund abbreviation IMF nounFINANCEORGANIZATIONS an international organization that lends money to countries having difficulties with their BALANCE OF PAYMENTS (=the difference between amounts of money coming into and going out of a country). If a country’s difficulties are severe, the IMF has the right to tell it to change its economic policies as a condition for more lending
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