Definition of finance company in English:

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finance company

Pronunciation:
(also British finance house)

noun

A company concerned primarily with providing money, as for short-term loans.
Example sentences
  • The result of all this self-interest and tunnel vision: GM has effectively become a finance company that actually loses money making cars.
  • The previous year, the three men hired a corporate finance house to find a buyer for the company.
  • If you buy a car on hire purchase, your contract is with the finance company, not the retailer (they are usually separate companies).
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