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.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Stakhanovism’s limits In the summer of 2013, an intern at a major city financial institution, Moritz Erhardt, was found dead one morning in the shower of his flat. Bogdan Costea, Fortune, 30 Mar. 2023 Földes has interlaced their plots, with a focus on a trio of protagonists: two men who occupy neighboring cubicles at a financial institution, and the wife of one of them. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Apr. 2023 Gooch, 78, remains in custody on charges of stealing or attempting to steal from a financial institution, jail records show. Tristan Balagtas, Peoplemag, 10 Apr. 2023 Cohen pleads guilty to eight charges related to tax fraud, excessive campaign contributions, unlawful corporate contributions and making false statements to a financial institution. George Petras, USA Today, 4 Apr. 2023 The company's directors, possibly succumbing to group think, apparently failed to ask obvious questions for a financial institution, such as: Why does our bank have such a high proportion of uninsured deposits, and does that expose us to special risks? Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, 19 Mar. 2023 Left visible was the amount of each donation, the bank or financial institution of each donor and their ZIP codes. Emily Opilo, Baltimore Sun, 23 Mar. 2023 Silicon Valley Bank is the largest financial institution to go under since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. Matthew Continetti, National Review, 18 Mar. 2023 Sometimes, the operations are sold largely intact to another financial institution. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, 14 Mar. 2023 See More

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“Financial institution.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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