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Definition of Usury


  1. A premium or increase paid, or stipulated to be paid, for a loan, as of money; interest.
  2. The practice of taking interest.
  3. Interest in excess of a legal rate charged to a borrower for the use of money.

Usury Translations

usury in Dutch is woekerwinst, woekerrente
usury in French is usure
usury in German is Wucher, Wucher, Wucherern
usury in Italian is usura
usury in Spanish is usura
usury in Swedish is ocker