Translation of moneylender in Spanish:


prestamista, n.

Pronunciation /ˈməniˌlɛndər//ˈmʌnɪlɛndə/


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    prestamista masculine
    • With the closure of rural banks, many farmers have been driven to borrowing from private moneylenders with usurious interest rates of 5 percent per month.
    • Given the sums that they had borrowed from shopkeepers and moneylenders at high interest rates, tenants were unable to satisfy both their creditors in the towns and their landlords.
    • Here we have masses of lower income people transferring their meager wealth via outrageous interest rates to unscrupulous moneylenders.
    • The moneylender had assured shareholders in May that they remained confident of meeting their 2001 targets.
    • So I borrowed more money at a very high interest from a moneylender, and got my son treated.
    • The doorstep moneylender today reported 2002 pre-tax profits of £182m, up 7%, to continue its great run of form.
    • It does not state on its website that it is a registered moneylender, or that its interest rate is 37.1 per cent APR.
    • Most residents borrowed money from relatives, banks, moneylenders, or the landowner, who charged 10 percent interest per month.
    • Because the saltpans are only open for eight months a year many workers have to borrow money from local moneylenders to survive and are charged 10 percent interest per month.
    • Mr Scott said he had borrowed from a moneylender with a large interest rate.
    • She was also a moneylender who collected sizeable interest with little or no collateral.
    • As moneylenders, goldsmiths conducted regular business with aristocrats, and gentlemen, and, increasingly, the agents of the Crown.
    • Most of the people we were lending to had, at one time or another, been indebted to illegal moneylenders, who charge interest rates of 300 percent per annum.
    • This has led to strong growth in impaired-credit lending: the realm of the doorstep moneylender.
    • Families are also paying very high interest rates to legal moneylenders who are operating outside of the mainstream financial system.
    • That said, I am bound to say that in our judgment the best way of protecting consumers against rapacious moneylenders is a competitive banking and finance sector.
    • Private moneylenders charge exorbitant interest rates of 30 to 50 percent for a 5-6 month growing season.
    • Over three million households are now reliant on moneylenders, many of whom routinely charge over 150 percent interest for cash loans.
    • The people women moneylenders lend to generally describe their credit practices as a form of reciprocity rather than exploitation.
    • The Assembly rejected repudiation because they feared antagonizing the moneylenders of Paris, Amsterdam, Hamburg, and Geneva.