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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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The Reserve Bank urges the cardholding bank customers that it is a good practice to change the PIN and passwords periodically and not to share them with anyone for any reason.
However, all of them require advanced planning and an increase in communication with vendor partners and cardholding members.
The measure shall provide an assistance program for low income cardholding patients to obtain medical marijuana.
Since then the incidence of cardholding has fallen to about 72 percent.
In 1984, Diners Club first introduced a rewards program that offered airline miles to cardholding customers.
55) Comparing these "cardless" families with cardholding families offers a novel perspective on credit card use and financial health.
The card issuer chooses the networks in which the card can be used by the cardholders, and manages the risks associated to cardholding and usage.
There is no doubt whatsoever that many card-issuing banks have refused to follow the greedy example of the giant money-center banks on the foreign-transaction surcharge issue, and the free marketplace should thus provide a solution for the Bar and its cardholding members.
Conditional on a consumer's repayment probability and cardholding motive, the expected interest rates in the N-bank model are as follows.
I see also from your record that you have never incurred a library fine in four years of cardholding.