International Monetary Fund: Meaning and Definition of

In'terna'tional Mon'etary Fund"

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  1. 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. Abbr.: IMF, I.M.F.
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