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English definition of “credit rating”

credit rating

noun [C, usually singular]    
FINANCE a calculation of the ability of a person , business , or government to pay their debts : good/high credit rating Companies which are considered financially secure are usually awarded a high credit rating . a poor / low credit rating
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