Definition of debit card in English:

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debit card

Pronunciation: /ˈdebit ˌkärd/


A card issued by a bank allowing the holder to transfer money electronically to another bank account when making a purchase.
Example sentences
  • Some people track every penny they spend, whether by cash, cheque, credit or debit card, Direct Debit or standing order.
  • I use my bank debit card for most purchases, but I have a Visa card that I sometimes use on holidays or for emergencies.
  • Again, a card-holder may also obtain cash (this time directly from his bank account) with a debit card.

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Syllabification: deb·it card

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