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bis

 (bĭs)
adv. Music
Again; twice. Used as a direction to repeat a passage.
interj.
Used to request an additional performance.

[French or Italian, both from Latin; see dwo- in Indo-European roots.]

bis

(bɪs)
adv
twice; for a second time (used in musical scores to indicate a part to be repeated)
sentence substitute
encore! again!
[C19: via Italian from Latin, from Old Latin duis]

BIS

abbreviation for
1. (Banking & Finance) Bank for International Settlements: an institution, based in Basel, Switzerland, that accepts deposits, makes loans for national central banks, and assists in offsetting speculative movements of funds between the major currencies; set up in 1930
2. (Automotive Engineering) Bosnia-Herzegovina (international car registration)

bis

(bɪs)

adv.
1. twice.
2. again (used as a direction or interjection in music to repeat a passage).
[1810–20; < Italian < Latin; Old Latin duis twice]
Translations

BIS

N ABBR (US) =Bank of International SettlementsBIP m
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After clearing interbank payment obligations denominated in ECU (the European Currency Unit, a fixed basket of European currencies) on a multilateral net basis, final settlement takes place in accounts at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basle, Switzerland.
Half a century of the activities of the BIS are covered in a 729-page volume by Gianni Toniolo, a professor from Italy, and Piet Clement, the BIS archivist, on Central Bank Cooperation at the Bank for International Settlements, 1930-1973 (Cambridge University Press, 2005).
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