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One who lends money at interest, especially at an exorbitant or unlawfully high rate.
[Middle English, from Anglo-Norman, from Late Latin ūsūrārius, moneylender, from Latin, interest-bearing, from ūsūra, usury; see usury.]
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1. (Banking & Finance) a person who lends funds at an exorbitant rate of interest
2. (Professions) a person who lends funds at an exorbitant rate of interest
3. (Banking & Finance) obsolete a moneylender
4. (Professions) obsolete a moneylender
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u•su•rer(ˈyu ʒər ər)
a person who lends money and charges interest, esp. at an exorbitant rate.
[1250–1300; Middle English < Anglo-French < Medieval Latin]
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usurer[ˈjuːʒərəʳ] N → usurero/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
usurer[ˈjuːʒərər] n → usurier/ière m/f
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
usurer[ˈjuːʒ/ərəʳ] n (old) → usuraio/a
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