Define: World Bank

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Definition: World Bank

Quick Summary of World Bank

The World Bank is an international organisation dedicated to providing financing, advice, and research to developing nations to aid their economic advancement.

What is the dictionary definition of World Bank?

Dictionary Definition

The collective name by which the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development alongside it’s affiliates, the International Development Association and the International Finance Corporation, is known.


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Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
World Bank. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: January 18, 2020).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for World Bank are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 29th January 2019.