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What does usury mean?
Usury is the act of lending money at an interest rate that is considered unreasonably high or higher than the rate permitted by law. Usury first became common in England under King Henry VIII and originally referred to the charging of any amount of interest on loan funds.
How to pronounce usari
Do you pronounce the L in polka?
Per “polka“, it says that in BE (in the UK) l is always pronounced, while in AE (in the USA) both pronunciations are correct: with and without l. Per “polka-dot” WR dictionary contains only “without lAE pronunciation.