Definition of “creditworthy” - English Dictionary

“creditworthy” in British English

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creditworthyadjective

uk /ˈkred.ɪtˌwɜː.ði/ us /ˈkred.ɪtˌwɝː.ði/

(Definition of “creditworthy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“creditworthy” in Business English

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creditworthyadjective

uk /ˈkredɪtˌwɜːði/ us /-ˌwɝː-/

FINANCE used to describe a person, business, or government to which financial organizations are willing to lend money:

less/more/most creditworthy During a credit crunch, banks are reluctant to lend except to the most creditworthy borrowers.
Pawnbrokers are popular with those not considered creditworthy enough to be granted bank accounts.
creditworthiness
noun [ U ] /ˈkredɪtˌwɜːðɪnəs/ /-ˌwɝː-/

Your credit report includes your credit score, which gives lenders an instant picture of your creditworthiness.

(Definition of “creditworthy” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)