credit analysis Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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credit analysisnoun [C or U]

uk   us   (plural credit analyses) (also credit appraisal)
FINANCE, BANKING a ​calculation of the ​risk of ​lendingmoney to a particular ​person, ​company, or ​governmentbased on their ​ability to ​pay it back: The ​company was facing ​charges it had ​lentmoney to two ​subsidiaries without doing proper ​creditanalyses.
credit analyst
noun [C] (also credit appraiser)
A ​creditanalyst believes the ​company is 30 ​times more likely to ​default on its ​debts than it was seven months ago.
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