credit rating Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"credit rating" in British English

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credit ratingnoun [C usually singular]

uk   us  
a ​calculation of someone's ​ability to ​pay back ​money that they have ​borrowed
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(Definition of credit rating from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"credit rating" in American English

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credit ratingnoun [C]

 us   /ˈkred·ɪt ˌreɪ·tɪŋ/
a ​judgment of whether a ​person or ​organization is ​likely to ​pay for things that are ​bought using credit : Late ​payments give you a ​bad credit rating.
(Definition of credit rating from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"credit rating" in Business English

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credit ratingnoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us  
FINANCE a ​calculation of the ​ability of a ​person, ​business, or ​government to ​pay their ​debts: good/high credit rating Companies which are considered ​financiallysecure are usually ​awarded a high ​creditrating. a poor/​lowcreditrating
(Definition of credit rating from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “credit rating”
in Chinese (Simplified) 信誉评价,信用等级…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信譽評價,信用等級…
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