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guarantornoun [C]

uk   /ˌɡær.ənˈtɔːr/  us   /ˌɡer.ənˈtɔːr/
formal a person who makes certain that something happens or that something is protected: The armed forces see themselves as the guarantors of free elections in the country.
specialized law someone who formally accepts responsibility for you or for something that belongs to you: You must have a guarantor in order to get a visa to enter the country.
specialized finance & economics a person or organization that promises to pay back a loan (= borrowed money) if the person or organization that borrowed it cannot pay it back: His father is a guarantor on the loan.
(Definition of guarantor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"guarantor" in Business English

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guarantornoun [C]

uk   /ˌɡærənˈtɔːr/  us   /-ˈtɔːr/ FINANCE
a person or organization that promises to pay back a loan if the person or organization that originally borrowed the money does not: guarantor for/on sth Some providers lend young people more if their parents agree to be guarantor for the loan. The private investor acted as guarantor to £160 million of the company's bank borrowings.
(Definition of guarantor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “guarantor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 保证人,担保人, 担保人…
in Chinese (Traditional) 保證人,擔保人, 擔保人…
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