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English definition of “credit”

credit

noun [C] (COURSE UNIT)    /ˈkred.ɪt/
B2 a unit that represents a successfully finished part of an educational course: He's already got a credit/three credits in earth science.Classes, courses and coursework
(Definition of credit noun (COURSE UNIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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