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microcredit
American English: /ˈmaɪkroʊˌkrɛdɪt/

Translation of microcredit in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Begum introduced microcredit to the village a decade ago and 40 women solicited as loan borrowers jointly built a facility where they hold weekly gatherings for the payment of a loan installment.
    • I would say, yes, in some cases we do, such as microcredit.
    • India's deficiencies have been particularly connected with, on one side, neglect of social opportunities in the form of basic education, basic health care, land reform, development of microcredit, and so on.

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