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credit squeezenoun [C]

uk   /ˈkred.ɪt ˌskwiːz/ us   /ˈkred.ɪt ˌskwiːz/ also credit crunch informal
→  credit crunch
(Definition of credit squeeze from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"credit squeeze" in Business English

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credit squeezenoun [C]

uk   us   ECONOMICS, FINANCE
→  credit crunch : Bank deposits fell by as much as 19%, creating a credit squeeze that strangled consumer spending.
(Definition of credit squeeze from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “credit squeeze”
in Chinese (Simplified) 信贷紧缩时期…
in Chinese (Traditional) 信貸緊縮時期…
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