credit line


noun

a line of text acknowledging the source or origin of published or exhibited material.
Also called credit limit, line of credit. the maximum amount of credit that a customer of a store, bank, etc., is authorized to use.

Nearby words

  1. credit crunch,
  2. credit default swap,
  3. credit hour,
  4. credit life insurance,
  5. credit limit,
  6. credit manager,
  7. credit memorandum,
  8. credit rating,
  9. credit risk,
  10. credit slip


Origin of credit line

First recorded in 1910–15

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British Dictionary definitions for credit line

credit line

noun

an acknowledgment of origin or authorship, as in a newspaper or film
Also called: line of credit US and Canadian the maximum credit that a customer is allowed
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