French translation of 'credit'
1. (Finance) crédit m
on credit à crédit
to be in credit [person, bank account] être créditeur/trice
to have sth to one’s credit [achievement] avoir qch à son actif
2. (= praise) mérite m
to sb’s credit
To his credit, he never ... Il faut dire en sa faveur qu’il n’a jamais ...
to be to sb’s credit that ...
It is to her credit that she decided to go before she had become a liability. Elle a décidé de partir avant de devenir un poids mort, ce qui est tout à son honneur.
to take the credit for sth s’attribuer le mérite de qch
to do sb credit
It does him credit. Cela lui fait honneur.
It does you credit. Cela vous fait honneur.
to be a credit to sb/sth
He’s a credit to his family. Il fait honneur à sa famille.
to give sb credit for sth [sense, morality] prêter qch à qn
to give credit where credit’s due rendre à César ce qui est à César
3. (School) unité f de valeur
1. (Finance) [account] créditer
to credit sth to sb porter qch au crédit de qn
to credit 50 pounds to sb créditer qn de 50 livres ⧫ créditer le compte de qn de 50 livres
2. (= believe) ajouter foi à ⧫ croire
to credit sb with sth [sense, morality] prêter qch à qn ⧫ attribuer qch à qn
credits plural noun
(Cinema) (on film) générique m
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Example Sentences Including 'credit'
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Banks and building societies are engaging in a ferocious rivalry to win the custom of people with big deposits and good credit ratings.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He has no other debts and pays off the balance of his credit card in full each month.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It is therefore allowed to buy goods on credit and borrow money.Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)
She says that the process of asking for basic tax credits is confusing.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Specialist products also include credit arrangements for buying yachts and small aircraft.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
The choice of current accounts and credit cards typically narrows as people age.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Things like credit card and utility bills become a big issue.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
This would be using higher taxes to reduce the amount that credits have to be cut.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Why do they give credit to one party but not to another?Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)
Yet it randomly deleted one digit and credited the money to an account other than the one intended.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
You can also earn cashback by using a credit card to pay for your holiday.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Your bank or credit card company will require a crime reference number.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
By 1850 she had eight bestsellers and she is sometimes credited as one of the first writers of detective fiction.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
If that app is the work of the dark lord, then surely popcorn must also be credited to his account?Times, Sunday Times (2017)
We have tried unsuccessfully to get a credit for the failed debit.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
What does the credit crunch mean for relationships?Times, Sunday Times (2009)
There is obviously a bit of a credit crunch but people are still coming in.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
You got to give him credit for that.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
You have got to give credit where credit is due.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
If the team wins then the players get all the credit.For Love or Money (2006)
As you mature, you are prepared to give other people more credit.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
And the overall cost of benefits to addicts is far higher as the figures do not include housing benefit or tax credits.The Sun (2010)
But the credit crunch means no one is moving house.The Sun (2008)
Eight English universities have been awarded credit ratings.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
One shudders to think of the scale of red ink if there is a more serious slide in credit quality.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Spending on financial regulation has tripled to 1.2billion a year since the 2008 credit crunch.The Sun (2016)
That is something he deserves credit for.The Sun (2016)
The money was then credited to a false bank account.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
The scheme will be slightly skewed to encourage couples to stay together but because of tax credit cuts many families will lose overall.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
These loans were considered partially to blame for the credit crunch.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Why are foreign tourists allowed what amounts to credit which you know they won't pay?The Sun (2016)
Will the new universal credit save money?Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Within this list of influences, credit should be given to the role of planning policies themselves.Remaking Planning: the politics of urban change in the Thatcher years (1989)
Most churches are far better with change than we give them credit for.Christianity Today (2000)
Trends of 'credit'
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'credit' in Other Languages
British English: credit /ˈkrɛdɪt/ NOUN
Credit is a system where you pay for goods or services several weeks or months after you have received them.
You can pay for this sofa on credit.
- American English: credit
- Arabic: اِئْتِمَان
- Brazilian Portuguese: crédito
- Chinese: 贷款
- Croatian: kredit
- Czech: úvěr
- Danish: kredit
- Dutch: krediet
- European Spanish: crédito
- Finnish: luotto
- French: crédit
- German: Kredit
- Greek: πίστωση
- Italian: credito
- Japanese: 信用販売
- Korean: 신용
- Norwegian: kreditt
- Polish: kredyt
- European Portuguese: crédito
- Romanian: credit
- Russian: кредит
- Spanish: crédito
- Swedish: kredit
- Thai: การซื้อเชื่อ
- Turkish: kredi
- Ukrainian: кредит
- Vietnamese: tín dụng
British English: credit VERB
When a sum of money is credited to an account, the bank adds that sum of money to the total in the account.
She noticed that only half of the money had been credited to her account.
Translation of credit from the Collins English to French Dictionary