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/ ˈeɪˈpiˈɑr /
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noun, abbreviation Finance, Banking.
annual percentage rate: the annual rate of interest that a bank or other creditor charges for lending money to a borrower, or the annual rate of return on an investment, such as a bank CD (certificate of deposit).
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Origin of APR
First recorded in 1970–75
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Apr. 10—First German drive halted before Amiens after maximum advance of 35 miles.
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British Dictionary definitions for APR (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for APR (2 of 2)
annual percentage rate
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