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bridge loan

n.
A short-term loan meant to provide or extend financing until a more permanent arrangement is made. Also called swing loan.

bridge′ loan`


n.
a short-term loan used for interim or emergency financing, as between selling a house and buying another. Also called swing loan.
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Third Federal Savings and Loan, a major residential mortgage lender, reports bridge loans volume increased 137% year over year.
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