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finance company

noun
1.
an institution engaged in such specialized forms of financing as purchasing accounts receivable, extending credit to retailers and manufacturers, discounting installment contracts, and granting loans with goods as security.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for finance-company

finance company

noun
1.
an enterprise engaged in the loan of money against collateral or speculatively to manufacturers and retailers, esp one specializing in the financing of hire-purchase contracts
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