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moneylender

noun [C] uk   /ˈmʌn.iˌlen.dər/ us    /-dɚ/ mainly disapproving
a person or organization whose job is to lend money to people in return for payment: Families with money problems often fall into the hands of the moneylenders and get further into debt.
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