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credit card

noun [C]
 
 
COMMERCE a small plastic card that can be used to buy goods or services and then pay for them at a later time: accept/take credit cards Online merchants rely on electronic payments, and it would hurt their businesses if they did not accept credit cards.pay with a/by credit card We do not take cheques, but you can pay by cash, credit card, or debit card.credit card balance/bill/debt Almost two thirds of us don't clear our credit card balance every month.
→  Compare debit card
Translations of “credit card”
in Korean 신용 카드…
in Arabic بِطاقة ائْتِمانيّة…
in Portuguese cartão de crédito…
in Catalan targeta de crèdit…
in Japanese クレジットカード…
in Italian carta di credito…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信用卡…
in Russian кредитная карточка…
in Turkish kredi kartı…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信用卡…
in Polish karta kredytowa…
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