Definition of “moneylender” - English Dictionary

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“moneylender” in British English

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moneylendernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmʌn.iˌlen.dər/ us /ˈmʌn.iˌlen.dɚ/ mainly disapproving

a person or organization whose job is to lend money to people in return for payment:

Families with money problems 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 /ˈmʌniˌlendər/ us FINANCE

a person or business that lends money but is not connected with a bank:

The moneylender targeted low income households.

(Definition of “moneylender” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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