[ mahy-kroh-kred-it ]
/ ˈmaɪ kroʊˌkrɛd ɪt /
the lending of very small amounts of money at low interest, especially to a start-up company or self-employed person.
How Do You Feel About These Parenting Buzzwords?This isn’t your parents’ parenting The language of parenting is constantly evolving, and these changes often occur in tandem with new parenting movements and styles. The early 20th century authoritarian style of parenting gave way to a more permissive parent in the ‘60s and ‘70s. The ‘80s and ‘90s parent became more intricately involved and focused on building their children’s self-esteem. Trophies for everyone! Now, …
Also called mi·cro·lend·ing [mahy-kroh-len-ding] /ˈmaɪ kroʊˌlɛn dɪŋ/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019
British Dictionary definitions for micro-credit
/ (ˈmaɪkrəʊˌkrɛdɪt) /
the practice of lending small amounts of money on minimal security, esp to help small businesses and communities in the developing world
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012