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.
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- credit crunch,
- credit default swap,
- credit hour,
- credit life insurance,
- credit limit,
- credit manager,
- credit memorandum,
- credit rating,
- credit risk,
- credit slip
Compare revolving credit.
Origin of credit line
First recorded in 1910–15
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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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