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"credit card" in British English

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credit cardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkred.ɪt ˌkɑːd/  us   /ˈkred.ɪt ˌkɑːrd/
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"credit card" in American English

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credit cardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkred·ɪt ˌkɑrd/
a small plastic card that you can use to buy something and pay for it in the future
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credit cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE a small plastic card that can be used to buy goods or services and then pay for them at a later time: accept/take credit cards Online merchants rely on electronic payments, and it would hurt their businesses if they did not accept credit cards.pay with a/by credit card We do not take cheques, but you can pay by cash, credit card, or debit card.credit card balance/bill/debt Almost two thirds of us don't clear our credit card balance every month.
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Translations of “credit card”
in Arabic بِطاقة ائْتِمانيّة…
in Korean 신용 카드…
in Portuguese cartão de crédito…
in Catalan targeta de crèdit…
in Japanese クレジットカード…
in Chinese (Simplified) 信用卡…
in Turkish kredi kartı…
in Russian кредитная карточка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信用卡…
in Italian carta di credito…
in Polish karta kredytowa…
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