HyperDic: financial_institution

English > 1 sense of the expression financial institution:
NOUNgroupfinancial institution, financial organization, financial organisationan institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public / public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
English > financial institution: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public / public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets.
Synonymsfinancial organization, financial organisation
NarrowerFederal Home Loan Bank SystemThe central credit system for thrift institutions
acquirerThe financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
central bankA 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
clearing houseA central collection place where banks exchange checks or drafts
depository financial institution, bank, banking concern, banking companyA financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
foundationAn institution supported by an endowment
giroA British financial system in which a bank or a post office transfers money from one account to another when they receive authorization to do so
lending institutionA financial institution that makes loans
nondepository financial institutionA financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
trust company, trust corporationAn organization (usually with a commercial bank) that is engaged as a trustee or fiduciary or agent in handling trust funds or estates of custodial arrangements or stock transfers or related services
Broaderinstitution, establishmentAn organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Spanishinstitución financiera, organización financiera
Catalanentitat financera

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