Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “credit squeeze”

See all translations

credit squeeze

noun [C]
 
 
ECONOMICS, FINANCE
→  credit crunch : Bank deposits fell by as much as 19%, creating a credit squeeze that strangled consumer spending.
Translations of “credit squeeze”
in Chinese (Traditional) 信貸緊縮時期…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信贷紧缩时期…
(Definition of credit squeeze from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of credit squeeze?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Business English definitions for “credit squeeze”

Definitions of “credit squeeze” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

glacial

made or left by a glacier

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More