Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Equal Credit Opportunity Act”

Equal Credit Opportunity Act

noun [S]
 
 
LAW, FINANCE
in the US, a law that makes it illegal to refuse to lend someone money because of their race, religion, age, etc.
(Definition of Equal Credit Opportunity Act from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Equal Credit Opportunity Act?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

underarm

(done by) moving the arm below shoulder level

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More