from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A nation's principal monetary authority, such as the Federal Reserve Bank, which regulates the money supply and credit, issues currency, and manages the rate of exchange.
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- n. The principal monetary authority of a country or monetary union; it normally regulates the supply of money, issues currency and controls interest rates. It usually oversees banking activity within its country's borders.
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- n. a government monetary authority that issues currency and regulates the supply of credit and holds the reserves of other banks and sells new issues of securities for the government
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Checkfree pays all of your bills electronically via the United States central bank or, if no electronic links are possible, Checkfree mails a physical check to recipients.
Mr. de Gregorio has led Chile's central bank since 2007, and has been a member of its board since 2001.
La Compañía de Pildora would present the $5,700,000 debt certificates to the Mexican central bank for redemption at about 88% of the face value or $5,000,000 in pesos, converted at the free rate on that day.
This was a severe blow to the proposals, contingent on Greece not reneging on its debt, because the central bank has said it will not accept defaulted bonds as collateral.
Taoufik Baccar, head of Tunisia's central bank at the time, says the decision to name Ms. Abdallah was Mr. Ben Ali's.
This rate was set by the central bank and stood at MP545.70.