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(Banking & Finance) an enterprise that collects and supplies information about the financial credit standing of individuals and enterprises
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|Noun||1.||mercantile agency - an organization that provides businesses with credit ratings of other firms; "Dun & Bradstreet is the largest mercantile agency in the United States"|
agency - a business that serves other businesses
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