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student loan

noun [C] uk   us  
an agreement by which a student at a college or university borrows money from a bank to pay for their education and then pays the money back after they finish studying and start a job
Translations of “student loan”
in Chinese (Traditional) 學生貸款,助學貸款…
in Chinese (Simplified) 学生贷款,助学贷款…
(Definition of student loan from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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