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A small plastic card issued by a bank, building society, etc., allowing the holder to purchase goods or services on credit:[as modifier] ‘I gave my credit-card number’‘he always paid by credit card’
credit card, debit card, cash card, swipe cardView synonyms
- ‘Instead, why not apply for a credit card that charges you no interest on new purchases for up to a year?’
- ‘You could also switch your balance to a credit card which charges a lower rate of interest.’
- ‘If you feel that you can manage a credit card, you should subscribe to one with a low interest rate.’
- ‘The credit card companies can send you lots of offers, but they can't sign your name for you.’
- ‘The account is then settled with cash, travellers cheques or a credit card at the end of the week.’
- ‘Have you ever acquired a credit card or a bank account under a different name?’
- ‘The unpaid interest gets added to the principal, so the total owed can swell like a credit-card bill.’
- ‘The cost of their credit-card accounts keeps going up, and the merchants aren't happy about this.’
- ‘Retailers hope to run credit-card operations without having to split profits with outsiders.’
- ‘A credit card is just for convenience and should be paid off in full each month.’
- ‘She has since found out that he owes money to banks and credit card companies.’
- ‘Your debt situation may get a lot worse if you miss payments on your mortgage to keep up to date with a credit card.’
- ‘After a recent buying binge, you get a call at home from your credit-card company.’
- ‘Check out electronic gift cards from major credit-card companies and retailers.’
- ‘The question is whether it will also enjoy such success with its credit card linked service.’
- ‘Last week my sister went into one of the big four banks to pay off my credit card.’
- ‘While credit-card purchases can be disputed, be sure purchases made online are done on secure sites.’
- ‘Hang up the phone if the conversation starts with a query about your credit-card debt.’
- ‘What you find is that people will consume as much as their credit card will allow.’
- ‘Most credit-card issuers, by contrast, offer refunds in such circumstances.’
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