hard credit inquiry
[ hahrd-kred-it in-kwuh-ree ]
/ ˈhɑrd ˈkrɛd ɪt ˌɪn kwə ri /
a formal assessment of creditworthiness made by a lender or credit issuer with the permission of a potential borrower who has applied for a loan, line of credit, or credit card:Hard credit inquiries appear on a person’s credit report and can affect their credit score.
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Also called hard cred·it pull, hard in·quir·y, hard pull .
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Origin of hard credit inquiry
First recorded in 2000–05
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