HyperDic: federal_reserve_system

English > 1 sense of the expression Federal Reserve System:
NOUNgroupFederal Reserve System, Federal Reserve, Fed, FRSthe central bank of the United States
English > Federal Reserve System: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningThe central bank of the United States; incorporates 12 Federal Reserve branch banks and all national banks and state-chartered commercial banks and some trust companies.
SynonymsFederal Reserve, Fed, FRS
MembersFederal Reserve Bank, reserve bankOne of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
member bankA bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System
national bankA commercial bank chartered by the federal government
Broadercentral 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
SpanishReserva Federal, Sistema de Reserva Federal
CatalanSistema de la Reserva Federal

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