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Lender

Businesses that provide loans to others.
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Lender

A person or organization that makes a loan. That is, a lender gives money to a borrower with the expectation of repayment in a timely manner, almost always with interest.
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lender

a person, company or institution that provides a BORROWER with MONEY or some other asset (for example machinery, property) in the form of a LOAN, MORTGAGE or LEASING arrangement in order to finance consumption and investment. See DEBT, FINANCIAL SYSTEM, COLLATERAL SECURITY.
Collins Dictionary of Business, 3rd ed. © 2002, 2005 C Pass, B Lowes, A Pendleton, L Chadwick, D O’Reilly and M Afferson

lender

a person, firm or institution that makes a LOAN to a BORROWER to enable the borrower to finance CONSUMPTION or INVESTMENT. Lenders frequently require borrowers to offer some COLLATERAL SECURITY, for example, property deeds, which lenders may retain in the event of borrowers failing to repay the loan. See alsoCREDIT, FINANCIAL SYSTEM.
Collins Dictionary of Economics, 4th ed. © C. Pass, B. Lowes, L. Davies 2005

lender

One who advances money to another in the expectation of receiving repayment of the money plus a fee for the use of the money, called interest.

The Complete Real Estate Encyclopedia by Denise L. Evans, JD & O. William Evans, JD. Copyright © 2007 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Lender

See Mortgage Lender.

The Mortgage Encyclopedia. Copyright © 2004 by Jack Guttentag. Used with permission of The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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People who go to illegal money lenders often feel they've exhausted all legal lending options, might not have access to affordable credit, or don't know about alternatives like social funds or grants.
Linda O'Neil, 49, borrowed PS100 from a money lender but when she missed a couple of payments found that she owed PS750, explained defending solicitor David Kilner at Flintshire magistrates' court at Mold.
A CAR dealer who turned himself into an unlicensed money lender has been given a four-month suspended jail term.
In the past, whenever Kuppamma needed money she had to borrow from a local money lender who charged exorbitant interest rates.
Schemes 5626.85 (63.98) 4399.50 (56.23) Money lender 2522.22 (28.68) 1739.21 (22.23) Others 149.56 (1.70) 126.47 (1.61) Total 8795.47 (100) 7822.82 (100) Loan taken during 2003-2004 Banks -- 120.10 (8.74) Cooperative Society -- 238.62 (17.36) Govt.
Previous prosecutions include Redditch money lender Kim Cornfield, jailed for two years after using intimidation to enforce loans which carried interest rates of up to 15,000 per cent.