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.
an evaluation of the creditworthiness of an individual or business enterprise

An evaluation of the financial trustworthiness of an individual, firm, or government.


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