Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation
a private corporation authorized by the U.S. Congress whose chief function is to buy federally insured home mortgages and help develop nonfederally insured mortgages. Abbreviation: FHLMC
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Loan, Lend, Loaned, and Lent
The words loan and loaned are the present and past tenses of to loan. Lend and lent are the present and past tenses of to lend. As verbs, loan and lend are often used interchangeably. For example, “A bank loans people money to buy a home. It also lends borrowers money to buy a car.” Loan and lend also have identical meanings when they’re used …
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