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Meaning of “first-time buyer” in the English Dictionary

"first-time buyer" in British English

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first-time buyernoun [C]

uk   /ˌfɜːst.taɪmˈbaɪ.ər/  us   /ˌfɝːst.taɪmˈbaɪ.ɚ/
someone who is ​buyingtheir own ​house or ​apartment for the first ​time, ​especially by ​borrowingmoney from a ​bank or ​similarorganization
(Definition of first-time buyer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"first-time buyer" in Business English

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first-time buyernoun [C]

uk   us  
PROPERTY a ​person who is ​buying a ​house or ​apartment for the first ​time: Mortgage ​payments for ​first-timebuyers are around 35% of ​take-homepay. First-time ​buyers are being ​priced out of the ​market.
(Definition of first-time buyer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “first-time buyer”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指从银行等机构贷款的)首次购房者…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指從銀行等機構貸款的)首次購屋者…
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