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English definition of “loan”

loan

noun
 
 
/ləʊn/
B1 [C] money that someone has borrowed: a bank loan a student loan He repaid the loan within two years.Borrowing, lending and debt
be on loan If something is on loan, someone is borrowing it: Both paintings are on loan from the city museum.Borrowing, lending and debt
(Definition of loan noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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