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English definition of “lender”

lender

noun [C]     /ˈlen.dər/ US  /-dɚ/
someone or something that lends money , especially a large financial organization such as a bank : The smaller local lenders charge high interest rates .Borrowers and lendersBanks and bank accounts
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