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credit rating

n.
An estimate of the amount of credit that can be extended to a company or person without undue risk.

credit rating

n
(Banking & Finance) an evaluation of the creditworthiness of an individual or business enterprise

cred′it rat`ing


n.
an indication of the risk involved in granting credit to a person or firm: an unblemished credit rating.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.credit rating - an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
approximation, estimate, estimation, idea - an approximate calculation of quantity or degree or worth; "an estimate of what it would cost"; "a rough idea how long it would take"
Translations

credit rating

naffidabilità f inv di credito
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