Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA)

Business / Real Estate / Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA): Popularly known as Fannie Mae, an active participant in the secondary mortgage market. Fannie Mae was established as a federal agency in 1938 for the purpose of purchasing FHA loans from loan originators to provide some liquidity for government-insured loans in a depression-wracked economy when few lending institutions would undertake this type of loan.

Other Words for Association

Association Noun Synonyms: society, organization, confederation, confederacy, federation, league, union, alliance, guild, coalition, group, syndicate, combine, consortium, cooperative
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Other Words for National

National Noun Synonyms: nationalistic, nationalist, patriotic, jingoistic, chauvinistic
National Adjective Synonyms: nationwide, country-wide, state, governmental, civil, public, popular, federal
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Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA)

Business / Real Estate / Government National Mortgage Association (GNMA): A federal agency created in 1968 when the Federal National Mortgage association (FNMA) was partitioned into two separate corporations. Ginnie Mae, as it is popularly called, is a corporation without c MORE

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)

Science / Weather / National Climatic Data Center (NCDC): The agency that archives climatic data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as well as other climatological organizations. MORE

National Cheese Exchange (NCE)

Business / Agriculture / National Cheese Exchange (NCE): A now defunct private non-profit corporation that operated in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Every Friday morning for one-half hour, members of the NCE met to buy or sell cheddar cheese in 40-pound blocks and MORE

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