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feneration

[ fen-uh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ˌfɛn əˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun Law.

the lending of money on interest.

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Origin of feneration

1590–1600; <Latin faenerātiōn- (stem of faenerātiō), equivalent to faenerāt(us) (past participle of faenerārī to lend on interest) + -iōn--ion
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