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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments.

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  • n. a United Nations agency created to assist developing nations by loans guaranteed by member governments

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Examples

  • However, the terms IBRD and World Bank are referred interchangabely.

    The World Bank-----International Finance ----Part 1

  • There are 184 member countries that are shareholders in the IBRD, which is the primary arm of the WBG.

  • The IBRD was the original arm of the World Bank that was responsible for the reconstruction of post-war Europe.

  • The NSC summary assumed that, in addition to an IBRD loan of about $200 million, the United States and Britain would provide $200 million over a ten-year period for the project.

    Eisenhower 1956

  • International Bank for Reconstruction and Development IBRD, 46–48

    Eisenhower 1956

  • Bank support concentrated on infrastructure, agriculture, health support, and community and local government programs, financed from both International Development Association (IDA) Credits (42%) available to low-income countries, and International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) loans (58%) available to middle-income countries.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The IBRD and IMF were created at Bretton Woods in July 1944, and Congress authorized American participation a year later.

    How Wars end

  • After renewing its membership in the IMF in December 2000, Yugoslavia continued to reintegrate into the international community by rejoining the World Bank (IBRD) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

    Serbia and Montenegro

  • After renewing its membership in the IMF in December 2000, a down-sized Yugoslavia continued to reintegrate into the international community by rejoining the World Bank (IBRD) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).

    Economy-overview

  • IBRD and IDA are collectively referred as parent, 'World Bank'.

    The World Bank-----International Finance ----Part 1

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