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English definition of “loan”

loan

noun [C or U] (BORROW)    /ləʊn/ US  /loʊn/
C1 an act of borrowing or lending something: Thank you very much for the loan of your bike. This exhibit is on loan (= being borrowed/lent) from/to another museum.Borrowing, lending and debt
(Definition of loan noun (BORROW) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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