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Meaning of “lender” in the English Dictionary

"lender" in British English

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lendernoun [C]

uk   /ˈlen.dər/  us   /-dɚ/
someone or something that ​lendsmoney, ​especially a ​largefinancialorganization such as a ​bank: The ​smallerlocal lenders ​charge high ​interestrates.
(Definition of lender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"lender" in American English

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lendernoun [C]

 us   /ˈlen·dər/
a ​person or ​business, such as a ​bank, that ​lendsmoney
(Definition of lender from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"lender" in Business English

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lendernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈlendər/ BANKING, FINANCE
a ​bank or other ​financialorganization that ​lendsmoney 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 ​interestratecuts.
(Definition of lender from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lender”
in Arabic مُقرِض…
in Korean 빌려주는 기관, 사람…
in Portuguese credor, -a, mutuante…
in Catalan prestador, -a, entitat de crèdit…
in Japanese 貸主…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放款人,放贷者…
in Turkish ödünç veren/kredi açan kişi/kurum vb.…
in Russian кредитор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放款人,放貸者…
in Italian chi concede prestiti…
in Polish kredytodawca, wierzyciel/ka…
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