pawnbroking


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pawn·bro·ker

 (pôn′brō′kər)
n.
One that lends money at interest in exchange for personal property deposited as security.

pawn′bro′king n.
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The mother of this lady had been a servant to my grand-mother; and, having inherited a vast fortune from her father, which he had got by pawnbroking, was married to a gentleman of great estate and fashion.
Together, we see this new generation of pawnbroking technology as a benefit to the future of our industry and the protection of consumers who need access to fast cash," said Les Gold.
Turnover, drawn from the company's pawnbroking, retail, gold and silver purchasing and foreign currency, fell from PS42.
From designer handbags to luxury yachts, pawnbroking can be big business.
3m and the company to record a small loss from pawnbroking scrap.
3million and the company to record a loss from pawnbroking scrap.
3million and the company to record a small loss from pawnbroking scrap.
It is becoming worse with the growth of pawnbroking, loansharking, child poverty and the widespread use of food banks.
POSH PAWN C4 8pm More lavish tales from the world of high-end pawnbroking.
Was pawnbroking driven by a gold bubble or is there underlying growth in the market?
A CONVICTED fraudster ran a pawnbroking business with an "astronomical" typical APR for loans at one shop of 66,231%, a court heard.
The current rahn-based Islamic microcredit facility provided by Islamic pawnbroking and Islamic financial institutions is structured based on a combination of various Shari'ah contracts, namely wadi'ah yad damanah (savings with a protection guarantee), ujrah (fee), qard (loan) and rahn (pledge).