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building society in Banking topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbuilding societyˈbuilding soˌciety noun [countable]  British EnglishBFB a type of bank that you pay money into in order to save it and earn interest, and that will lend you money to buy a house or apartment syn savings and loan association American English
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building societyRamzan is being sued for £30,000 by a building society.His loan, from a building society, was for £50,000.A building society is not concerned with public or local government or the provision of a public service.So ask your building society what you could lose or gain from a remortgage.