finance company

noun

Definition of finance company

: a company that makes usually small short-term loans usually to individuals

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WeWork is the only non-finance company to be a top-five office tenant in Manhattan. Shirin Ghaffary, Recode, "WeWork is one lease away from being the biggest office tenant in Manhattan," 23 Aug. 2018 Unlike a car that is purchased by a buyer using a loan or paying cash, a finance company—often controlled by an auto maker—owns the vehicle for the period of the lease, usually three years. Adrienne Roberts, WSJ, "Be Ready to Pay More to Lease Your Next Car," 14 Nov. 2018 The finance companies and the dealers split the extra profits. Washington Post, latimes.com, "Senate poised to kill CFPB effort to prevent racial discrimination in auto loan market," 17 Apr. 2018 The finance companies and the dealers split the extra profits. Washington Post, latimes.com, "Senate poised to kill CFPB effort to prevent racial discrimination in auto loan market," 17 Apr. 2018 Among other highlights: Richard Palmer, chief financial officer, said FCA intends to establish a captive finance company in the U.S. either through acquisition or startup to begin making its own auto loans. Eric D. Lawrence, chicagotribune.com, "Fiat Chrysler's plan to grow Jeep and Ram does not include Dodge or Chrysler," 1 June 2018 Along the way, the group enlisted doctors, lawyers and finance companies. New York Times, "How a Web of Slip-and-Fall Cases Puts a New Spin on an Old-Fashioned Scheme," 11 May 2018 The finance companies and the dealers split the extra profits. Washington Post, latimes.com, "Senate poised to kill CFPB effort to prevent racial discrimination in auto loan market," 17 Apr. 2018 American Leadership also purchased five schools from Schoolhouse Development business, another from a joint venture involving Way, and yet another from Portfolio Charter Fund, a finance company in which Way has a minority interest. Craig Harris, azcentral, "Arizona charter school founder makes millions building his own schools," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of finance company

circa 1924, in the meaning defined above

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finance company

noun

English Language Learners Definition of finance company

: a company that makes small loans to people

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Legal Definition of finance company

see company

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