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A 1 billion bank overdraft is in place. Times, Sunday Times (2016) The overdraft facility on this account is also smaller compared with some rival lenders. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Other measures include increased overdrafts and credit card limits. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Included in this list should be an element to repay the overdraft. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is little point in saving if you end up using your overdraft and credit cards. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Those signing up to it are already barred from having a cheque book or overdraft. The Sun (2011)Clear all credit card and overdraft debts? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most must borrow from the banks or run overdrafts to keep their cashflow going. The Sun (2008)Pick an account with low overdraft charges. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Consumers would not have dreamt of running up debts of thousands through overdrafts and credit cards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People who are only one pay cheque from their overdraft. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is difficult to compare overdraft charges because banks levy fees in different ways. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Close old credit cards or overdrafts that you are not using. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She is eager to begin a savings plan and aims to clear her credit card debts and overdraft. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The availability of credit and easy overdrafts both for companies and personally has been restricted for the past few years. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The best current account for overdrafts? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Banks have also withdrawn lending facilities as they struggle to cope with their own losses and have cut overdraft and credit limits. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The other leading high street banks offer staged interest-free overdrafts. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Most give you a year or two to clear your interest-free overdraft before making a monthly charge. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Hunt around for interest-free overdraft alternatives or options with lower charges. The Sun (2012)Switching an overdraft balance to a new bank can also enable you to benefit from a prolonged interest-free period. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'overdraft'

British English: overdraft /ˈəʊvəˌdrɑːft/ NOUN
If you have an overdraft, you have spent more money than you have in your bank account.
  • American English: overdraft
  • Arabic: سَحْبٌ على الـمَكْشُوف
  • Brazilian Portuguese: saldo negativo banco
  • Chinese: 透支
  • Croatian: prekoračenje bankovnog pologa
  • Czech: přečerpání účtu
  • Danish: overtræk
  • Dutch: overdispositie
  • European Spanish: descubierto
  • Finnish: tilinylitys
  • French: découvert
  • German: Kontoüberziehung
  • Greek: υπέρβαση πιστωτικού ορίου
  • Italian: scoperto
  • Japanese: 当座借越し
  • Korean: 당좌 대월
  • Norwegian: overtrekk
  • Polish: przekroczenie konta
  • European Portuguese: saldo negativo banco
  • Romanian: descoperire de cont
  • Russian: овердрафт
  • Spanish: descubierto
  • Swedish: övertrassering
  • Thai: จำนวนเงินที่เป็นหนี้ธนาคาร
  • Turkish: fazla para çekme
  • Ukrainian: перевищення кредиту
  • Vietnamese: số tiền chi trội


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