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zombie bank Line breaks: zom¦bie bank

Definition of zombie bank in English:


A financial institution which is insolvent but which continues to operate through government support.
Example sentences
  • To keep today's zombie banks alive, massive amounts of government intervention have been required.
  • Remember, the longer we live with zombie banks, the harder it will be to end the economic crisis.
  • This stand-off threatens to create a slew of zombie banks, on life support from the taxpayer, for a prolonged period of time.

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Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
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