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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Temporarily giving someone money with the expectation that it will be repaid at a high interest rate.

Usage examples (33)
  • That has led to other commercial development in associated industries such as loansharking, addiction services and family counseling.
  • A combined loansharking operation and Ponzi scheme.
  • Their interest rates are usurious — corporate loansharking!
  • Coming next from Todd Zywicki: The published version of his new paper on loansharking. for more
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