a place or institution where mutual claims and accounts are settled, as between banks.
a central institution or agency for the collection, maintenance, and distribution of materials, information, etc.
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How to use clearinghouse in a sentence
The Department of Community Affairs clearinghouse for budget reports was missing 2019 data for about 40 towns.How We Found Pricey Provisions in New Jersey Police Contracts | by Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica, and Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
McReynolds’ two-year-old organization became a clearinghouse for a nation struggling to adapt.The Secret History of the Shadow Campaign That Saved the 2020 Election | Molly Ball | February 4, 2021 | Time
Robinhood’s collateral requirements from clearinghouse rose dramatically amid the recent market volatility, leading the startup to restrict the trading of some shares, including in those of GameStop.
This was a clearinghouse decision, and it was just based on the capital requirements.Elon Musk busts Clubhouse limit, fans stream to YouTube, he switches to interviewing Robinhood CEO | Mike Butcher | February 1, 2021 | TechCrunch
The regulators wouldn’t be alone in having this kind of data, but the agency is a clearinghouse and would have confidential information that state-sponsored hackers might find valuable.
As proof, she offered a document from the National Student clearinghouse database, which verifies college degrees.
During the 1950s and 1960s, the Chicago Defender was an important clearinghouse for news about civil rights.
And then there is RocketHub, the self-anointed clearinghouse for “creative underdogs” that utilizes a virtual currency.
There is no federal agency or clearinghouse that monitors the sale or ownership of guns.
They are listed in many communities by local branches of the Self-Help clearinghouse.When You Don't Know Where to Turn | Steven J. Bartlett
British Dictionary definitions for clearing house
banking an institution where cheques and other commercial papers drawn on member banks are cancelled against each other so that only net balances are payable
a central agency for the collection and distribution of information or materials
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