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merchant bank

noun

Simple Definition of merchant bank

  • : a bank for large companies that trade goods in other countries

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of merchant bank

chiefly British

  1. :  a bank that specializes in bankers' acceptances and in underwriting or syndicating equity or bond issues

merchant banker noun
merchant banking noun

1904

First Known Use of merchant bank

1904


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