credit card Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “credit card” - English Dictionary

"credit card" in American English

See all translations

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
(Definition of credit card from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







"credit card" in British English

See all translations

credit cardnoun [C]

uk   /ˈkred.ɪt ˌkɑːd/ us   /ˈkred.ɪt ˌkɑːrd/
(Definition of credit card from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"credit card" in Business English

See all translations

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.
Compare
(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…
What is the pronunciation of credit card?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
by ,
May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

Read More 

Word of the Day

sunscreen

a substance that you put on your skin to prevent it from being damaged by the sun

Word of the Day

convo noun
convo noun
May 23, 2016
informal a conversation The convo around concussions mostly focuses on guys who play football, but Chastain thinks that this whole thing could be a headache for women too.

Read More