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Meaning of "moneylending" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MONEYLENDING

moneylending  [ˈmʌnɪlɛndɪŋ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MONEYLENDING

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Moneylending is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MONEYLENDING MEAN IN ENGLISH?

moneylending

Moneylender

A moneylender is a person or group who offers small personal loans at high rates of interest. The high interest rates charged by them is justified in many cases by the risk involved. They play an active role in lending to people with less access to banking activities, such as the unbanked or underbanked or in situations where borrowers do not have good credit history. They sometimes lend to people like gamblers and compulsive shoppers who often get into debt. Many countries have laws in place that requires money lenders to be registered and limits on the interest rates that may be charged. For example in India licensed money lenders are governed by Money Lenders Acts of respective states.

Definition of moneylending in the English dictionary

The definition of moneylending in the dictionary is the business of lending money at interest.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MONEYLENDING


ascending
əˈsɛndɪŋ
condescending
ˌkɒndɪˈsɛndɪŋ
contending
kənˈtɛndɪŋ
defending
dɪˈfɛndɪŋ
descending
dɪˈsɛndɪŋ
ending
ˈɛndɪŋ
goaltending
ˈɡəʊlˌtɛndɪŋ
high-spending
ˌhaɪˈspɛndɪŋ
impending
ɪmˈpɛndɪŋ
lending
ˈlɛndɪŋ
mending
ˈmɛndɪŋ
offending
əˈfɛndɪŋ
parascending
ˈpærəˌsɛndɪŋ
pending
ˈpɛndɪŋ
unattending
ˌʌnəˈtɛndɪŋ
unbending
ʌnˈbɛndɪŋ
uncomprehending
ˌʌnkɒmprɪˈhɛndɪŋ
unending
ʌnˈɛndɪŋ
unoffending
ˌʌnəˈfɛndɪŋ
unpretending
ˌʌnprɪˈtɛndɪŋ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MONEYLENDING

money to burn
money wages
money-grubber
money-grubbing
money-loser
money-making
money-purchase
money-spinner
moneybags
moneybox
moneychanger
moneyed
moneyer
moneylender
moneyless
moneymaker
moneyman
moneymen
moneyspinning
moneywort

WORDS THAT END LIKE MONEYLENDING

according
binding
bonding
branding
corresponding
demanding
expanding
finding
founding
funding
grinding
landing
outstanding
pounding
sounding
spending
standing
surrounding
understanding
vending
winding

Synonyms and antonyms of moneylending in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «moneylending» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MONEYLENDING

Find out the translation of moneylending to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of moneylending from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «moneylending» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

放贷
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

préstamo de dinero
570 millions of speakers

English

moneylending
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

moneylending
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الربا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ростовщичеством
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

agiotagem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

moneylending
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

moneylending
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pembiayaan wang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geldverleih
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

貸金
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대출 업무
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhuwit dhuwit
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

moneylending
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பணம் லேவாதேவி
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पैसे देणे
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

faizcilik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

moneylending
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lichwy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лихварством
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

împrumuturilor de bani
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

moneylending
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

moneylending
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

moneylending
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

moneylending
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of moneylending

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MONEYLENDING»

The term «moneylending» is normally little used and occupies the 136.117 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MONEYLENDING» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «moneylending» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «moneylending» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about moneylending

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MONEYLENDING»

Discover the use of moneylending in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to moneylending and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Kitchen Spoon's Handle: Transnationalism and Sri Lanka's ...
Elsie's attitude toward moneylending reflected local gender norms about women's work. A coconut fiber distributor in the previous generation, Elsie adapted her small-scale patron-client moneylending relations to meet the new economic ...
Michele Ruth Gamburd, 2000
2
Australian Master Tax Guide 2011
Moneylending business A bad debt in respect of money lent in the ordinary course of a moneylending business carried on by the taxpayer is deductible even though it has not previously been brought to account as assessable income.
CCH Australia, Limited, 2011
3
Australian Master Tax Guide 2011
Moneylending business A bad debt in respect of money lent in the ordinary course of a moneylending business carried on by the taxpayer is deductible even though it has not previously been brought to account as assessable income.
Cch, 2011
4
Toward a Definition of Antisemitism
Before the twelfth century, Jews were neither unusually prominent in moneylending nor stereotyped as moneylenders. By 1150, however, Jews in northern Europe were becoming disproportionately involved in moneylending, and the new ...
Gavin I. Langmuir, 1996
5
Money and the Age of Shakespeare: Essays in New Economic ...
While The Three Ladies depicts moneylending as categorically evil, and The Three Lords portrays the practice as conditionally tolerated even though officially scorned, Measure for Measure suggests increasing official acceptance of ...
Linda Woodbridge, 2003
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Australian Master Tax Guide 2012
Moneylending business A bad debt in respect of money lent in the ordinary course of a moneylending business carried on by the taxpayer is deductible even though it has not previously been brought to account as assessable income.
CCH Australia Staff, Cch, 2012
7
The Wiley-Blackwell History of Jews and Judaism
... including monasteries and clergy, remained in the credit business. The attack against moneylending was based on the biblical prohibition, for instance in Deuteronomy (23:20–21): “You shall not deduct interest from loans to your brother.
Alan T. Levenson, 2012
8
Banking, Bureaucracy, and Social Networks: Scheduled Castes ...
traders, commission agents, relatives and other traditional moneylending agencies were in existence till 1961-62 and were playing a very significant role in the rural credit structure. Economist mainly writing about the credit needs and the  ...
Jagdish Kumar Pundir, 1998
9
Reassessing Jewish Life in Medieval Europe
On the other hand, the moneylending specialty did permit the eventual growth of the Jewish population of medieval western Christendom, which was a major positive development in medieval Jewish history. Indeed, the more general capacity ...
Robert Chazan, 2010
10
Changing Financial Landscapes in India and Indonesia: ...
... or acquiring new customers (as in the case of shops). In any case, moneylending is hidden behind the facade of a shop or a commercial office. I want to emphasize that the history of moneylending (and indigenously developed banking ...
Heiko Schrader, 1997

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MONEYLENDING»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term moneylending is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Now, lodge complaints against private moneylenders by calling …
The police have also warned that strict action will be taken against persons indulging in illegal moneylending activities. The Mysuru City ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
2
DC urges farmers not to take extreme step
He instructed the police and revenue officials to check illegal moneylending. Mr. Ghosh said 24 farmers had committed suicide in the district ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
3
China Markets Live - Shanghai and Shenzhen up in afternoon …
... per cent up at 66 HK cents after announcing it will further diversify into the moneylending business having acquired a moneylenders licence. «South China Morning Post, Jul 15»
4
P trial told of sex pills
He was also asked by Mr Moroney about moneylending at the casino, but replied that Lim had never talked about that. Earlier in the trial, ... «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
5
Farmer suicide: CM Siddaramaiah puts blame on moneylenders
Siddaramaiah said the state will bring amendments to the Karnataka Moneylending Act of 1961, to address the crisis. He assured farmers that ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
6
Two killed, eight injured in building collapse in Delhi
To address the ongoing crisis, he added, the state government will amend the Karnataka Moneylending Act of 1961. Seventy farmers across ... «Scroll.in, Jul 15»
7
People appealed to report harassment by moneylenders
He said that no bank or agency involved in moneylending can charge more than 14 per cent interest per annum on secured loan and 16 per ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»
8
Reported casino-linked crime up in 2015: Macau police
The Judiciary Police recorded 149 abductions between June last year and May, 85 cases of extortion and 241 cases of illegal moneylending at ... «GGRAsia, Jul 15»
9
Education a Key to Defeating IS, NGOs Say
Math teachers are to remove questions that refer to moneylending, democracy and elections. Biology teachers are not to teach evolution. «Voice of America, Jul 15»
10
Lender mafia: Looking beyond crime control
In its present form, the state operation is morphing into a flashy sequel to a dramatic, successful crackdown on illegal moneylending across the ... «Deccan Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Moneylending [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/moneylending>. Jul 2021 ».
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