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clearinghouse

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clearinghouse

noun clear·ing·house \-ˌhas\

: a business that banks use to exchange checks and money between them

: an organization that collects and gives out information about a specific thing

Full Definition of CLEARINGHOUSE

1
:  an establishment maintained by banks for settling mutual claims and accounts
2
:  a central agency for the collection, classification, and distribution especially of information; broadly :  an informal channel for distributing information or assistance

Examples of CLEARINGHOUSE

  1. an online clearinghouse for information on museums around the world

First Known Use of CLEARINGHOUSE

1792

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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