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central bank

a national bank that does business mainly with a government and with other banks; it regulates the volume and cost of credit. See also EUROPEAN CENTRAL BANK.
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Tarek Amer, Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt -- Press Photo SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt - 9 August 2018: Governor of the Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) Tarek Amer will take over the presidency of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB) for the new session (2018/2019).
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