compound interest(redirected from Annual Equivalent Rate (or AER) as used in the UK)
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Interest computed on the accumulated unpaid interest as well as on the original principal.
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(Banking & Finance) interest calculated on both the principal and its accrued interest. Compare simple interest
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interest paid on both the principal and on accrued interest.
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|Noun||1.||compound interest - interest calculated on both the principal and the accrued interest|
interest - a fixed charge for borrowing money; usually a percentage of the amount borrowed; "how much interest do you pay on your mortgage?"
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