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Chiefly in the context of European banking: the business of providing a wide range of financial services across traditionally separate sectors, including banking, insurance, and investment; universal banking.
1980s; earliest use found in Financial Times 14/4. From German Allfinanz from all + Finanz.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.