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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 Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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