Thesaurus for IMF

Synonyms, antonyms, and related words for IMF

A country that claims the name of an entire continent to itself alone for no compelling reason.
Mexicans, Colombians, Brazilians... they're Americans too.
by DaMotha September 10, 2006
"A guy walks up to me and asks 'What's Punk?'. So I kick over a garbage can and say 'That's punk!'. So he kicks over the garbage can and says 'That's Punk?', and I say 'No that's trendy!
npunk is ot emo, not pop, not poop.
by loserksjfdfds September 11, 2005
(ECONOMICS) debt owned by a national government to all creditors foreign and domestic. Backed by the national government's power to tax.
Even after the International Monetary Fund worked out a bailout for Greece, other sovereign debt crises could still arise in Spain, Portugal, and Italy.
by Abu Yahya May 05, 2010
Noun

A portmanteau or blend word derived from combining "banker" and "gangster." Usually referred to in the plural form "banksters" to refer to a predatory element within the financial services industry, such as those offering "too good to be true" adjustable mortgage rates for home buyers
"The banksters just foreclosed on my mom's Mcmansion, and now she's living in her SUV."
by Neil Ogism March 05, 2008
BiS
Gaming acronym for Best in Slot.
It refers to a piece of gear that is the best piece you can equip on a specific place (like a weapon, or a piece of armor).
p1. That druid took some clothie shoulders on the raid last night
p2. Yeah, I saw that, they are BiS for resto droods.
by devxornull September 14, 2009
(ECONOMICS) a financial institution that issues the national currency and administers monetary policy.

For the USA, the central bank is the Federal Reserve System.

In a few cases, the central bank is private, and otherwise similar to a regular commercial bank. In other cases, it is directly controlled by the head of government. In most cases, however, it is a government agency that is shielded from direct control.

OTHER IMPORTANT CENTRAL BANKS

European Union--European Central Bank (ECB).
Japan--Bank of Japan

China--People's Bank of China
United Kingdom--Bank of England

See also the International Monetary Fund and the Bank for International Settlements.
In the USA, as well as many other countries, the Treasury acts as the government's underwriter but the central bank controls the money supply using treasury securities and other forms of hot money. The central bank is usually responsible for managing the currency reserves, including foreign currency reserves, of its government. It also enforces banking laws and operates check clearing.

The BIS acts as a bank to most of the world's central banks.
by Abu Yahya May 05, 2010
What America is in a lot of.
Man #1 - A certain devious old Texan and his group of meddling friends have put America in trillions of dollars of debt!

Man #2 -Gee wiz.
by TehWarHam January 03, 2008
The act of deceiving another. An action used for personal gain by lying to someone. If you tell are lie, and they believe you, you are deceiving them; deception.
The art of successfully using deception is a skill worth mastering if you know how to use it.
by kyle.biddle January 23, 2011

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