financial institution

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of financial institution

:a company that deals with money (as a bank, savings and loan, credit union, etc.)
  • You can get a loan at a financial institution.

Word by Word Definitions

financial play
  1. : relating to finance or financiers

institution play
  1. : an act of instituting : establishment

  2. : a significant practice, relationship, or organization in a society or culture

  3. : an established organization or corporation (such as a bank or university) especially of a public character


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