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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.
Translations of “moneylender”
in Chinese (Traditional) 放債者, 錢莊…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放债者…
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