savings and loan association

noun
Updated on: 23 Feb 2018

Definition of savings and loan association

: a cooperative association organized to hold savings of members in the form of dividend-bearing shares and to invest chiefly in home mortgage loans called also savings and loan

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First Known Use of savings and loan association

1887


SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Defined for English Language Learners

savings and loan association

Definition of savings and loan association for English Language Learners

  • : a business that is like a bank and that holds and invests the money saved by its members and makes loans to home buyers


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savings and loan association

noun sav·ings and loan association

legal Definition of savings and loan association

: a cooperative association organized to hold savings of members in the form of dividend-bearing shares and to invest chiefly in home mortgage loans

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