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English definition of “direct loan”

direct loan

noun [C]
 
 
FINANCE
money that is borrowed directly from the person or organization that has arranged to lend the money: The government is cutting the discount interest rate for direct loans to banks. She started her business with a combination of credit card debt and direct loans from investors.
(Definition of direct loan from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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