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first-time buyer

noun [C] uk   /ˌfɜːst.taɪmˈbaɪ.ər/ us    /ˌfɝːst.taɪmˈbaɪ.ɚ/
someone who is buying their own house or apartment for the first time, especially by borrowing money from a bank or similar organization
Translations of “first-time buyer”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指從銀行等機構貸款的)首次購屋者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指从银行等机构贷款的)首次购房者…
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