finance-company

finance company

noun
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:
1925–30

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finance company or finance house
 
n
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
 
finance house or finance house
 
n

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