- World Bank
n.A financial institution that exists to reduce global poverty by providing loans to help poor nations develop.
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- World Bank
USAA multilateral agency that provides financial and technical assistance to developing countries. The World Bank consists of two development institutions owned by its member countries, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) and the International Development Association (IDA).Related links
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