an international organization that promotes the stabilization of the world's currencies and maintains a monetary pool from which member nations can draw in order to correct a deficit in their balance of payments: a specialized agency of the United Nations. Abbreviation: IMF, I.M.F.
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How to use International Monetary Fund in a sentence
Fearful of funneling money to the Taliban-controlled government, many Western countries suspended their aid, as did the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.Why $1 billion pledged in international aid isn’t saving Afghans from starvation | Courtney Vinopal | October 26, 2021 | Quartz
Unfortunately, most of his intended audience — employees at the nearby International Monetary Fund, State Department, World Bank and foreign embassies — was working remotely.Swahili Village brings a taste of African fine dining to D.C. | Tom Sietsema | April 2, 2021 | Washington Post
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva is urging the United States to go big on additional stimulus to aid the economy as the pandemic rages and to ensure low-income workers are not left behind.‘Sizable’ stimulus needed from the United States, IMF managing director urges | Heather Long | January 14, 2021 | Washington Post
The best way to compare employment totals across many nations is through the International Monetary Fund.
Specifically, the International Monetary Fund made a decision to provide Ukraine with a multi-billion-dollar lifeline.Exclusive Interview: The ‘Chocolate King’ Who Might Save Ukraine | Anna Nemtsova | March 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Christine Lagarde, head of the International Monetary Fund, is once again trying to pull Europe back from the brink.The Return of Christine Lagarde, the Trillion-Dollar Woman | Christopher Dickey | October 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Egypt has already asked the International Monetary Fund for emergency aid of $4.8 billion.
By 2017 the International Monetary Fund predicts, the GDP of China will overtake that of the United States.Niall Ferguson Defends Newsweek Cover: Correct This, Bloggers | Niall Ferguson | August 21, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for International Monetary Fund
an international financial institution organized in 1945 to promote international trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies. A fund is maintained out of which member nations with temporary balance-of-payments deficits may make withdrawals: Abbreviation: IMF
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Cultural definitions for International Monetary Fund
An agency, dominated by wealthy nations, that lends money to developing nations.
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