[kred-it moh-beel-yer, moh-beel-yey; French krey-dee maw-bee-lyey] /ˈkrɛd ɪt moʊˈbil yər, moʊ bilˈyeɪ; French kreɪ di mɔ biˈlyeɪ/
noun, U.S. History.
a joint-stock company organized in 1863 and reorganized in 1867 to build the Union Pacific Railroad. It was involved in a scandal in 1872 in which high government officials were accused of accepting bribes.
[kred-i-ter] /ˈkrɛd ɪ tər/ noun 1. a person or firm to whom money is due (opposed to ). 2. a person or firm that gives in business transactions. 3. Bookkeeping. (def 12b, c). /ˈkrɛdɪtə/ noun 1. a person or commercial enterprise to whom money is owed Compare debtor n. mid-15c., from Anglo-French creditour, Old French […]
noun 1. a classification of credit risk based on investigation of a customer’s or potential customer’s financial resources, prior payment pattern, and personal history or degree of personal responsibility for debts incurred. noun 1. an evaluation of the creditworthiness of an individual or business enterprise An evaluation of the financial trustworthiness of an individual, firm, […]
noun 1. the possibility of loss if a borrower defaults on a loan. 2. a borrower regarded as likely to default on a loan.
[kred-it] /ˈkrɛd ɪt/ noun 1. commendation or honor given for some action, quality, etc.: Give credit where it is due. 2. a source of pride or honor: You are a credit to your school. 3. the ascription or acknowledgment of something as due or properly attributable to a person, institution, etc.: She got a screen […]