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Noun: credit card  kre-dit kaa(r)d
  1. A card (usually plastic) that assures a seller that the person using it has a satisfactory credit rating and that the issuer will see to it that the seller receives payment for the merchandise delivered
    "do you take credit card?";
    - charge card, charge plate, plastic

Derived forms: credit cards

Type of: charge account credit, open-end credit, positive identification, revolving credit

Encyclopedia: Credit card