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microloan

[ mahy-kroh-lohn ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌloʊn /
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noun
a very small, short-term loan at low interest, especially to a start-up company or self-employed person.
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How to use microloan in a sentence

  • Karantonis, 57, is an economist and small-business microloan adviser.

  • One of its earliest investments was in Windmill Microlending, a Canada-based charity that has been giving microloans to refugees and skilled immigrants.

    Will These Unicorns Bring Magic?|Eromo Egbejule|September 2, 2021|Ozy
  • She is also the founder of a nonprofit called Social Conscience, which provides low-interest microloans in underserved communities and uses profits generated from those loans to complete what she calls “engineering service projects.”

    Hands on|Katie McLean|February 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
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