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"moneylender" in British English

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moneylendernoun [C]

uk   /ˈmʌn.iˌlen.dər/  us   /-dɚ/ mainly disapproving
a ​person or ​organization whose ​job is to ​lendmoney to ​people in ​return for ​payment: Families with ​moneyproblems often ​fall into the ​hands of the moneylenders and get ​further into ​debt.
(Definition of moneylender from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"moneylender" in Business English

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moneylendernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈmʌniˌlendər/ FINANCE
a ​person or ​business that ​lendsmoney but is not ​connected with a ​bank: The moneylender ​targetedlowincomehouseholds.
(Definition of moneylender from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “moneylender”
in Chinese (Simplified) 放债者…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放債者, 錢莊…
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