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English definition of “lender”

lender

noun [C]     /ˈlendər/ BANKING, FINANCE
a bank or other financial organization that lends money that is then paid back with interest: Lenders are in no mood to take risks.a big/large/major lender Major lenders were criticized for not passing on interest rate cuts. → See also mortgage lender
(Definition of lender noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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