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creditworthy

adjective     /ˈkredɪtˌwɜːði/ US   /-ˌwɝː-/
FINANCE used to describe a person , business , or government to which financial organizations are willing to lend money : less/more/most creditworthy During a credit crunch , banks are reluctant to lend except to the most creditworthy borrowers. Pawnbrokers are popular with those not considered creditworthy enough to be granted bank accounts .
creditworthiness /ˈkredɪtˌwɜːðɪnəs/ US   /-ˌwɝː-/ noun [U]
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