Definition of national bank in English:

national bank

Pronunciation /ˈnaSHənl/ /ˈnæʃənl/ /ˈnaSHnəl baNGk/ /ˈnæʃnəl bæŋk/

Translate national bank into Spanish


another term for central bank
‘In Serbia 1992 the national bank issued single bank notes of 500 billion Serbian dinars.’
  • ‘Of course national banks cannot file for bankruptcy.’
  • ‘A supporter of the Glorious Revolution, he was engaged during the Nine Years War in government finance and pressed upon the government the establishment of a national bank to help finance the war.’
  • ‘European governments have been especially protective of their national banks.’
  • ‘According to the agency's press release, it remains the only Bulgarian commercial bank with a credit rating equal to that of the national bank.’
  • ‘These national banks could control the issuing of paper money, and thus keep inflation in check.’
  • ‘If the banking system waits for foreign national banks to pull the plug, the impact will be sudden and catastrophic.’
  • ‘The relevant model is provided by the European System of Central Banks, which is composed of the European Central Bank and of the national banks of the member states.’
  • ‘Nor did the timing come as a shock following announcements the previous day by the Federal Reserve, the European Central Bank and the national banks of Switzerland, Sweden and Canada that they were making borrowing cheaper.’