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  • n. a bank chartered by a state rather than by the federal government


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  • A time-and-temperature sign outside the state bank poked scarlet digits down the dark streets: 91, it said, and 11: 04.

    The Empress File

  • Partially privatizing state bank Caixa Geral de Depósitos SA is also part of his vision—outlined in a book called "Mudar," or "Change," published in January 2010—to surpass the goals tied to the bailout program.

    Portugal Decisively Ends Leftist Rule


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