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One who holds a card, especially a credit card.

card′hold′ing adj.


(Banking & Finance) a person who owns a credit or debit card


(ˈkɑrdˌhoʊl dər)

a person to whom a card has been issued, esp. a credit card.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cardholder - a person who holds a credit card or debit card
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"
2.cardholder - a player who holds a card or cards in a card game
card player - someone who plays (or knows how to play) card games
holder - a person who holds something; "they held two hostages"; "he holds the trophy"; "she holds a United States passport"


[ˈkɑːdˌhəʊldəʳ] N [of political party, organization] → miembro mf con carnet; [of credit card] → titular mf (de tarjeta de crédito); [of library] → socio mf (de una biblioteca); [of restaurant etc] → asiduo/a m/f
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