Definition of credit crunch in English:

credit crunch

Syllabification: cred·it crunch

noun

  • A sudden sharp reduction in the availability of money or credit from banks and other lenders: the beleaguered company has become the latest victim of the credit crunch
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    • Economic recovery will also be impaired by the ongoing credit crunch.
    • The corporate bond market, which has been vibrant for a few months, continued its invulnerability to the credit crunch this week.
    • What could really hurt the industry is the credit crunch.

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