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loan shark

noun [C]
 
 
informal disapproving
a person who charges large amounts of interest for lending money to someone, especially when their financial position means they cannot borrow money from a bank: Loan sharks target those with bad debt records because they may have difficulty getting loans from the usual sources.
Translations of “loan shark”
in Chinese (Traditional) 放高利貸者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放高利贷者…
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