Meaning of “credit rating agency” in the English Dictionary

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"credit rating agency" in Business English

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credit rating agencynoun [ C ]

uk us also credit ratings agency, also credit agency

FINANCE a company that calculates credit ratings and provides them to financial organizations and other companies:

Standard & Poor's became the second credit rating agency to cut the company's credit rating after Moody's did the same on Monday.

(Definition of “credit rating agency” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)