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lender

noun [C] uk   /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.
Translations of “lender”
in Korean 빌려주는 기관, 사람…
in Arabic مُقرِض…
in Portuguese credor, -a, mutuante…
in Catalan prestador, -a, entitat de crèdit…
in Japanese 貸主…
in Italian chi concede prestiti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 放款人,放貸者…
in Russian кредитор…
in Turkish ödünç veren/kredi açan kişi/kurum vb.…
in Chinese (Simplified) 放款人,放贷者…
in Polish kredytodawca, wierzyciel/ka…
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