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English definition of “cheap money”

cheap money

noun [U]    
ECONOMICS, FINANCE money that can be borrowed at a low rate of interest : The boom was fueled in large part by cheap money and easy credit . → Compare dear money
(Definition of cheap money noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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