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English definition of “consumer finance”

consumer finance

noun [U]
 
 
FINANCE the business of lending money to individual people, rather than to companies: They want to expand their consumer finance business because the profit margins are better in consumer lending than in the commercial lending market. a consumer finance business/company/firm
(Definition of consumer finance from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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