Definition of 'credit'
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You got to give him credit for that. Times, Sunday Times (2017)We have tried unsuccessfully to get a credit for the failed debit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She says that the process of asking for basic tax credits is confusing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet it randomly deleted one digit and credited the money to an account other than the one intended. Times, Sunday Times (2016)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)As you mature, you are prepared to give other people more credit. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Why are foreign tourists allowed what amounts to credit which you know they won't pay? The Sun (2016)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)Spending on financial regulation has tripled to 1.2billion a year since the 2008 credit crunch. The Sun (2016)Most churches are far better with change than we give them credit for. Christianity Today (2000)Why do they give credit to one party but not to another? Financial Markets, Institutions and Money (1995)Specialist products also include credit arrangements for buying yachts and small aircraft. Times, Sunday Times (2008)That is something he deserves credit for. The Sun (2016)You can also earn cashback by using a credit card to pay for your holiday. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is obviously a bit of a credit crunch but people are still coming in. Times, Sunday Times (2009)You have got to give credit where credit is due. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But the credit crunch means no one is moving house. The Sun (2008)It is therefore allowed to buy goods on credit and borrow money. Principles of Corporate Finance (1991)If the team wins then the players get all the credit. For Love or Money (2006)These loans were considered partially to blame for the credit crunch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Your bank or credit card company will require a crime reference number. Times, Sunday Times (2006)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)What does the credit crunch mean for relationships? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The money was then credited to a false bank account. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He has no other debts and pays off the balance of his credit card in full each month. Times, Sunday Times (2011)One shudders to think of the scale of red ink if there is a more serious slide in credit quality. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Eight English universities have been awarded credit ratings. Times, Sunday Times (2014)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)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)
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Translations for 'credit'
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.
Definition of credit from the Collins English Dictionary
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