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noun [uncountable] economics microfinance pronunciation in British English /maɪkrəʊˈfaɪnæns/
  1. loans and other financial services for people who are poor, and who cannot normally get these services from banks
    By supporting women’s economic participation, microfinance helps to empower women.
    The majority of banks do not provide microfinance products as microfinance is an expensive enterprise.


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