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refi

slang A shortening of "refinance" or "refinancing" (as of a debt). They suggested that I do a refi on my mortgage since my ex-husband was refusing to help with our mortgage payments. They said I couldn't negotiate my loan any further since I was already in the refi process with the bank.
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refi

n. refinancing. I’ve done three refis in the past two years. I still owe as much as I started with, but my payments are lower.
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