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plastic money

n
(Banking & Finance) credit cards, used instead of cash
[C20: from the cards being made of plastic]
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Figures show that consumer debt is increasing in Russia, where users often use credit cards or plastic money for their needs.
On the occasion, the bank launched a lucky draw campaign for cardholders for encouraging them to use plastic money at merchants, hence fostering the use of digital payments.
Meanwhile, there was a decrease in plastic money spent on airline tickets and household appliances.
As well as the cash, the vets managed to retrieve a plastic money bag and a circular money clip, along with a few bits of carrot.
A credit card is sometimes called plastic money or just plastic.
Summary: Visitors from this country swipe their plastic money more than any other traveller
The lender will continue to be the largest and most important bank in Cyprus, irrespective of the number of branches, since it will hold the largest market share in loans, deposits, plastic money, and so on, the memo added.
Karachi -- With the increase in usage of e-commerce and plastic money (cards), globally as well as in Pakistan, there has also been an increase in the number of incidents or attempts to compromise customers' financial data.
AS someone who remembers the 10 bob note - red, it was - I lament the introduction of plastic money.
AS SOMEONE who remembers the 10 bob note - red, it was - I lament the introduction of plastic money. It's a further erosion of our once proud and unique currency: a currency that boasted the farthing, threepenny bit, half-crown and one pound note.
The company produces the LL100,000 banknotes, and has proposed a new hybrid paper banknote that is coated in long-lasting polymer material also known as plastic money.
Quite often referred to as 'plastic money,' it conveniently removes the need to carry cash around (and the worry of losing the same).