Definition of microcredit in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmīkrōˌkredit/


The lending of small amounts of money at low interest to new businesses in the developing world.
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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Syllabification: mi·cro·cred·it

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