Definition of credit union in English:

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credit union

Pronunciation: /ˈkredət ˌyo͞onyən/


A nonprofit-making money cooperative whose members can borrow from pooled deposits at low interest rates.
Example sentences
  • It may also be beneficial for you to obtain the lower interest rate credit card from your credit union.
  • In the case of a building society and a credit union, a person usually has to be a member or a shareholder in order to be entitled to deal with it.
  • For example, the interest rate the credit union charges will often be reduced if you pay back the loan early.

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Syllabification: cred·it un·ion

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