Definition of 'merchant bank'
Example sentences containing 'merchant bank'
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`I have this friend," said O'Leary, `who runs a cosy little merchant bank in the City. THE FIVE MILLION DOLLAR PRINCE (2002)Either merchant bank, probably owned by your daddy, or else stockbroking. THE ENDLESS GAME (2002)) of the Channel Islands to run a computer security course for a merchant bank. KICK BACK (2002)
Trends of 'merchant bank'
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Translations for 'merchant bank'
British English: merchant bank /ˈmɜːtʃənt bæŋk/ NOUN
A merchant bank is a bank that deals mainly with firms, investment, and foreign trade, rather than with the public.
- American English: merchant bank
- Arabic: بَنْكٌ تـِجَارِيٌّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: banco mercantil
- Chinese: 商业银行
- Croatian: trgovačka banka
- Czech: obchodní banka
- Danish: forretningsbank
- Dutch: handelsbank
- European Spanish: banco mercantil
- Finnish: liikepankki
- French: banque d’affaires
- German: Handelsbank
- Greek: εμπορική τράπεζα
- Italian: banca d’affari
- Japanese: 融資銀行
- Korean: 종금사
- Norwegian: handelsbank
- Polish: bank handlowy
- European Portuguese: banco comercial
- Romanian: bancă comercială
- Russian: коммерческий банк
- Spanish: banco mercantil
- Swedish: affärsbank
- Thai: ธนาคารพาณิชย์
- Turkish: ticaret bankası
- Ukrainian: торгівельний банк
- Vietnamese: ngân hàng thương mại
Definition of merchant bank from the Collins English Dictionary
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