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bank loan

noun
1.
an amount of money loaned at interest by a bank to a borrower, usually on collateral security, for a certain period of time.
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  • What the proportion between the bank loan and the bons de trésor in circulation is I am unable to ascertain.

  • How much would your bank loan the Sullivan Trust Company on its unindorsed paper and at a moment's notice?

    My Adventures with Your Money George Graham Rice
  • Stock market collateral loans thus constitute the most perfectly satisfactory sort of bank loan, from the standpoint of liquidity.

    The Value of Money Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • The bank loan is made on the farmer's note, generally unsecured, though often secured by a chattel mortgage.

    Readings in Money and Banking

    Chester Arthur Phillips

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