credit line

noun

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: a line, note, or name that acknowledges the source of an item (such as a news dispatch or television program)

Examples of credit line in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Soon after the acquisition, One eliminated some popular features, such as customer credit lines with low interest rates. Craig Silverman, ProPublica, 11 Mar. 2024 But reading the labels’ credit lines always pays off. Roberta Smith, New York Times, 10 Mar. 2024 Currently, WeWork’s bankruptcy plan proposes handing ownership to the company’s most senior debt holders, including those holding its credit line, first-lien notes and second-lien notes, according to court papers. Bloomberg, Orange County Register, 6 Feb. 2024 Something as small as a line item not appearing in the right place on the balance sheet can make or break a business’s credit line. Richard Gusmano, Forbes, 12 Feb. 2024 As part of its restructuring plan, EuropaCorp received a new credit line of $100 million to develop a slate of films and start producing again. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 14 Dec. 2023 Vinci renewed a revolving credit line with a bank syndicate, reducing its size to 6.5 billion euros ($7.13 billion) from EUR8.0 billion previously. Adrià Calatayud, WSJ, 11 Jan. 2024 As a card holder, Chase will automatically consider you for a credit line increase after six months. Ana Staples, wsj.com, 2 Dec. 2023 Throughout the first decade of his tenure, the couple regularly borrowed more money, including a $100,000 credit line on their house and a consumer loan of up to $50,000. Justin Elliott, ProPublica, 18 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of credit line was in 1888

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“Credit line.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/credit%20line. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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