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Spanish translation of “credit”


noun /ˈkredit/
time allowed for payment of goods etc after they have been received We don’t give credit at this shop. money loaned (by a bank). trustworthiness regarding ability to pay for goods etc Your credit is good. (an entry on) the side of an account on which payments received are entered Our credits are greater than our debits. the sum of money which someone has in an account at a bank Your credit amounts to 2,014 dollars. belief or trust This theory is gaining credit. (American) a certificate to show that a student has completed a course which counts towards his degree. creditable adjective bringing honour or respect creditable effort. creditably adverb
honorablemente, de manera digna de alabanza, meritoriamente
creditor noun a person to whom a debt is owed. credits noun plural the list of names of the actors, producer, director etc given at the beginning or end of a film. credit card a card which allows the holder to buy goods etc on credit to pay by credit card. be a credit to (someone) ( do (someone) credit) to bring honour or respect to (someone or something)
hacer honor de, honrar
Your son is a credit to his school Your honesty does you credit.
give (someone) credit (for something) to acknowledge and praise (someone for a good piece of work etc) He was given credit for completing the work so quickly. on credit payment being made after the date of sale
a crédito, fiado
Do you sell goods on credit?
take (the) credit (for something) to accept the praise given (for something)
atribuirse/llevarse el mérito
I did all the work, and he took all the credit.
(Definition of credit from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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