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English definition of “bridging loan”

bridging loan

noun [C] uk   UK (US bridge loan) us  
an arrangement by which a bank lends a person some money for a short time until that person can get the money from somewhere else, often so that they can buy another house before they sell their ownBorrowing, lending and debt
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