credit rating

noun
an estimate, based on previous dealings, of a person's or an organization's ability to fulfill their financial commitments
Syn: ↑credit
Hypernyms: ↑estimate, ↑estimation, ↑approximation, ↑idea

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noun, pl ⋯ ratings [count]
: a score or grade that a company or organization gives to a possible borrower and that indicates how likely the borrower is to repay a loan
◇ Credit ratings are based on how much money, property, and debt a borrower has and on how well the borrower has paid past debts.

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ˈcredit rating [credit rating] noun
a judgement made by a bank, etc. about how likely sb is to pay back money that they borrow, and how safe it is to lend money to them

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