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A

AAA debtor
AAA rating
AAD
ABEDA
ability to pay
ability to pay
above par
above par value
above the line
above-the-line item
absorptive capacity
accelerated depreciation
accelerated purchase
accelerated rate of depreciation
accelerated set-aside amounts repurchase
acceptance credit
acceptance error
acceptance limit
acceptance of membership
access limit
access to a facility
access, amount of
accommodative stance
account statement
accountability
accounting concept
accounting entity
accounting exchange rate
accounting identity
accounting methods
accounting practices
accounting principles
accounting procedures
accounting rate
accounting standards
accounting statement
accounting unit
accounting unit
accounts and departments
Accounts and Financial Reports Division
accounts payable
accounts receivable
accrual
accrual accounting
accrual basis accounting
accruals
accrued charges
accrued income
accrued interest
accumulated depreciation
acid-test ratio
ACP Group of States
ACP States
ACP-EEC Convention
acquaintance mission
acquired rights clause
acquisition of SDRs
act of consent
act of God
Acting ...
Acting Managing Director
activate, to
active claim
activity report
actual final consumption
actual income
actual interest yield
actual quota share
actual rate of return
actuals
actuarial reserve
actuarial valuation
actuary's valuation
ad hoc
ad hoc request
adaptive expectations
ADB
adequacy of financing
adequacy of reserves
ADF
adjustable peg
adjustment equation
adjustment fatigue
adjustment of charges
adjustment of quotas
adjustment of quotas; General Review of Quotas
adjustment path
adjustment process
adjustment program
adjustment to cash
adjustment to cash basis
adjustment transaction
adjustment with growth
Administered Account - country
Administered Account - country
Administered Account(s)
administered price
administration of control
administration of restrictions
administrative action
administrative budget
Administrative Division
Administrative Expenditures and Control Division
administrative fees and charges
Administrative Officer
Administrative Services
Administrative Tribunal
administrative value
advance
advance deposit
advance mission
advance redemption
advance repayment
advance repurchase
advanced economies
adverse selection
adversely classified asset
Advisor to the Executive Director
Advisor, Special
advisory committee
advisory report
advisory report
AECD
AfDB
AfDF
AFESD
affiliate
affiliated enterprise
affluent society
AFR
Africa Facility
Africa Group I Constituency
Africa Group II Constituency
African Caucus
African Caucus
African Department
African Development Bank
African Development Fund
African Division
African Financial Community
African Group
African Group I
African Group II
African, Caribbean and Pacific States
after taxes
age pyramid
agency
agency fee
Agency for International Development
agency transaction
aggregate real GNP
aggregate real gross national product
aggregation bias
aggregation, degree of
agrarian reform
agreed higher limit
agreed minute
agreement, use by
agricultural exporters
agricultural extension
agricultural extension services
agriculture, forestry, fishing, and hunting
AID
aid flows
aide-mémoire
allocate, to
allocation
allocation of resources
allocation of SDRs
allocation; appropriation
allocations and allotments
allocative efficiency of resources
allotted number of votes
allowance
allowance for depreciation
allowance for loan losses
all-purpose bank
Alternate ...
amended Articles of Agreement
amendment
AMF
amortization profile
amount outstanding
amount payable forthwith
anchor
ancillary departmental enterprise
ancillary meetings
ancillary services
Andean Subregional Integration Agreement
annual basis, on an
Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors
Annual Meetings (of the Boards of Governors) of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
annualized basis, on an
annuity
annuity bond
antibounty duty
anticipated growth rate
anticyclical measure
anticyclical reserve fund
anticyclical tax
antidumping duty
AO
APD
APEC
APEC Forum
application for membership
appointed Executive Director
apportionment of appropriations
appreciate, to
appropriation
appropriation
appropriation ceiling
appropriation-in-aid
approved budget
Arab accounting dinar
Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa
Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development
Arab Monetary Fund
Arabic Section
arbitrager
arbitrageur
arbitration clause
Archivist
area department
AREAER
ARER
argument of a function
arithmetic mean
arm's length
arranged transaction
arrangement
arrangement(s)
arrangement, annual
arrears
arrears
arrears country
arrears country
arrears strategy
Article IV consultation
Article IV consultation discussions
Article VIII country
Article VIII obligations
Articles of Agreement as amended
Articles of the Fund
artificial person
artisanal industry
AsDB
ASEAN
Asia and Pacific Department
Asian Development Bank
Asian Division
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Council
Asia-Pacific Economic Forum
assessment
assessment
assessment list
assessment mission
assessment roll
assessor
asset
asset operation
asset position
asset price bubble
assets
assignment (of personnel)
Assistant ...
Assistant to the Director
Assistant to the Secretary
Associate
associate
Associate ...
associate, subsidiary
associated agreement
associated borrowing arrangement
associated enterprise
Association of South-East Asian Nations
Atlantic Division
ATM
attendance list
attracting (deposits, funds, savings)
attrition rate
attrition rate
auction rate
audit
audit committee
audit office
audit opinion
Audit Principal, Senior
audit, to
audited statement
auditing
auditing department
Auditor
Auditor, Senior
augmentation of resources
augmented Fund resources
augmented resources
authorized bank
authorized capital
automated teller machine
average daily balance
average-inflation country