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Meaning of “credit card” in the English Dictionary

"credit card" in British English

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credit cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
A1 a ​smallplasticcard that can be used as a ​method of ​payment, the ​money being taken from you at a ​latertime

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(Definition of credit card from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"credit card" in American English

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credit cardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkred·ɪt ˌkɑrd/
a ​smallplastic card that you can use to ​buy something and ​pay for it in the ​future
(Definition of credit card from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"credit card" in Business English

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credit cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE a ​smallplasticcard that can be used to ​buygoods or ​services and then ​pay for them at a later ​time: accept/take credit cards Online ​merchants rely on ​electronicpayments, and it would hurt their ​businesses if they did not ​acceptcreditcards.pay with a/by credit card We do not take ​cheques, but you can ​pay by ​cash, ​creditcard, or ​debitcard.credit card balance/bill/debt Almost two thirds of us don't ​clear our ​creditcardbalance every month.
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(Definition of credit card from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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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