Line of credit


Line of credit
An informal arrangement between a bank and a customer establishing a maximum loan balance that the bank will permit the borrower to maintain. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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line of credit ˌline of ˈcredit noun lines of credit PLURALFORM [countable]
another name for credit line

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line of credit UK US noun [C] (plural lines of credit) BANKING
CREDIT LINE(Cf. ↑credit line)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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