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lender

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlenderlender /ˈlendə $ -ər/ ●○○ noun [countable]  a person or organization that lends money to people on condition that they pay it back Several lenders are offering very attractive rates of interest at the moment.
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lenderThe average mortgage rate at lenders around the country is down from 7. 11 percent at the start of the year.Despite competition from the building societies, banks are still the biggest lenders in Britain.Consumers were calling lenders to cancel refinancing plans, delay buying homes and seek advice on their loans.But he denies that he intended to deceive lenders.Make it compulsory or at least encourage lenders to process mortgage applications within two weeks.Mexico has borrowed heavily from private banks, the World Bank, and other international lenders.Prudential is the fourth largest mortgage lender in the US.The ambitions of many first-timers to buy a home may be frustrated by the more cautious attitude of lenders.In return for the lenders' initiative, the Government agreed to pay lenders directly the mortgage interest for unemployed borrowers receiving income support.Newspaper ads can be helpful in finding the lender with the most favourable interest rates.A debt counsellor who's been helping the family says the lender has shown no compassion.
From Longman Business Dictionarylenderlend‧er /ˈlendə-ər/ noun [countable] BANKINGFINANCEa person or organization that lends people money on the condition that they pay it backNewspaper ads can be helpful in finding the lender with the most favorable interest rates. see also moneylender
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