an international organization that promotes the stabilization of the world’s currencies and maintains a monetary pool from which member nations can draw in order to correct a deficit in their balance of payments: a specialized agency of the United Nations.
Abbreviation: IMF, I.M.F.
an international financial institution organized in 1945 to promote international trade by increasing the exchange stability of the major currencies. A fund is maintained out of which member nations with temporary balance-of-payments deficits may make withdrawals IMF
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
An agency, dominated by wealthy nations, that lends money to developing nations.
noun 1. a form of Morse code used in international radiotelegraphy. noun 1. the full name for Morse code
noun 1. a unit of distance at sea or in the air equal to 1.852 kilometers. noun 1. the full name for nautical mile (sense 1)
noun, Nautical. 1. a shade of bright orange, highly visible at a great distance and in murky weather, used to color aircraft, airport towers and hangars, boats, etc., for safety or rescue purposes.
noun 1. the set of symbols and modifiers designed, principally on the basis of articulatory considerations, to provide a consistent and universally understood system for transcribing the speech sounds of any language: devised by the International Phonetic Association. Abbreviation: IPA, I.P.A. noun 1. a series of signs and letters propagated by the Association Phonétique Internationale […]