finance company

fi·nance com·pa·ny
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-nans, fahy-nans kuhm-puh-nee]
    • /fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns ˈkʌm pə ni/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fi-nans, fahy-nans kuhm-puh-nee]
    • /fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪ næns ˈkʌm pə ni/

Definitions of finance company words

  • noun finance company an institution engaged in such specialized forms of financing as purchasing accounts receivable, extending credit to retailers and manufacturers, discounting installment contracts, and granting loans with goods as security. 1
  • countable noun finance company A finance company is a business which lends money to people and charges them interest while they pay it back. 0
  • noun finance company an enterprise engaged in the loan of money against collateral or speculatively to manufacturers and retailers, esp one specializing in the financing of hire-purchase contracts 0
  • noun finance company a company specializing in the lending of money to consumers, the purchasing of accounts receivable, and the extension of credit to businesses 0

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Origin of finance company

First appearance:

before 1925
One of the 11% newest English words
First recorded in 1925-30

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Parts of speech for Finance company


finance company popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 65% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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