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moneylender

Line breaks: money|lend¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈmʌnɪlɛndə
 
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Definition of moneylender in English:

noun

A person whose business is lending money to others who pay interest.
Example sentences
  • Here we have masses of lower income people transferring their meager wealth via outrageous interest rates to unscrupulous moneylenders.
  • It does not state on its website that it is a registered moneylender, or that its interest rate is 37.1 per cent APR.
  • Most of the people we were lending to had, at one time or another, been indebted to illegal moneylenders, who charge interest rates of 300 percent per annum.

Derivatives

moneylending

1
noun& adjective
Example sentences
  • Any lender offering loans above 23 per cent APR must apply to the regulatory authority for a moneylending licence.
  • In effect, we are slowly surrendering our sovereignty in exchange for moneylending.
  • Women's moneylending varies seasonally in tandem with agrarian financial cycles.

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