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noun as in lender

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Lenders and creditors, if successful in court, can then garnish a person’s wages or seize their assets.

Consumers and creditors depend on our members’ services to help resolve disputes and unpaid debts and in order to help keep the credit system running smoothly.

If disaster strikes again, we’ll be putting our fate in the hands of our foreign creditors, headed by Japan and China.

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Chapter 7 bankruptcy usually entails an appointed trustee selling off a debtor’s assets to pay that person’s creditors.

Given the strong level of support from our lenders and creditors, we expect to complete the process before the end of this year.

He had already been involved with The Source, having been a creditor of the company.

Both you and the creditor would have been better off with moderate inflation than an outright breach.

But if your family doctor serves Medicare, he or she too is a federal contractor - and potential creditor.

In Europe the principal divide that has opened is among countries, with debtor nations pitted against creditor nations.

The response of China, the United States' largest creditor, has been the harshest yet.

Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.

Only a creditor who owns a demand or provable claim can vote at creditors' meetings.

Unless some creditor objects and specifies his ground of objection, the petition will be granted.

It is immaterial to whom the transfer is made if the purpose be to prefer one creditor to another.

If a portion of a creditor's debt is secured and a portion is unsecured, he may vote on the unsecured portion.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to creditor, such as: bank, banker, backer, granter, moneylender, and pawnbroker.

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