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credit bureau

Syllabification: cred·it bu·reau

Definition of credit bureau in English:

noun

A company that collects information relating to the credit ratings of individuals and makes it available to credit card companies, financial institutions, etc.
Example sentences
  • Very few small companies will use a credit agency to collect outstanding balances.
  • Each time you apply for a loan the potential lender will carry out a credit score with a credit reference agency.
  • The most comprehensive approach to take when introducing credit checks is to opt for the services of a credit agency.

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