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Meaning of Bretton Woods Conference

Bret'ton Woods' Con"ference

Pronunciation: (bret'n), [key]
  1. an international conference called at Bretton Woods, N.H., in July 1944 to deal with international monetary and financial problems: resulted in the creation of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
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