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debit cardnoun [C]

 us   /ˈdeb·ɪt ˌkɑrd/
a ​smallplastic card used to make a ​payment by taking the ​amount of the ​paymentautomatically from ​yourbankaccount: The ​supermarkettakes debit cards, ​credit cards, ​cash, and ​checks.
(Definition of debit card from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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"debit card" in Business English

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debit cardnoun [C]

uk   us  
COMMERCE a ​smallplasticcard that you can use to get ​cash from ​cashmachines, or to ​pay for ​goods and ​services. When you use the ​card, the ​money is taken directly from your ​bankaccount: Make ​onlinepayments using your MasterCard or Visa ​debitcard. Debit ​cardpayments will ​incur a ​smallhandlingfee. Can I ​pay by ​debitcard? All debitcardtransactions will be in ​poundssterling.
(Definition of debit card from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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