credit line


Definition of credit line

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

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Instead, with his corporate credit line of $1 million almost maxed out and no revenue from nearly the last two months of work, the government shut down on Dec. 22. Neena Satija, The Seattle Times, "Federal contractors who lost health insurance during shutdown remain in limbo," 28 Jan. 2019 The transaction will be funded by a combination of MGM’s cash on hand and utilization of its credit line, MGM said. Anousha Sakoui,, "Ousted MGM CEO Leaves 007 Behind, Takes $260 Million Instead," 14 June 2018 The recent downgrades made borrowing through commercial paper more difficult for GE and the company is increasingly drawing on $41 billion of credit lines provided by more than 30 banks to fund itself, according to its quarterly earnings report. Matt Wirz, WSJ, "GE Credit Crunch Ripples Across Wall Street," 15 Nov. 2018 In recent weeks, the currency crisis in Argentina has intensified, forcing the government to ask for the early release of a credit line from the International Monetary Fund under a $50 billion backup financing arrangement approved earlier. Almudena Calatrava, The Seattle Times, "Argentina announces new taxes, ministry cuts amid turmoil," 4 Sep. 2018 The new RadioShack had to establish contacts all over the world, then contracts and credit lines. Michael J. Mooney, Popular Mechanics, "Is RadioShack Back?," 1 Apr. 2016 Cohen used that credit line to fund the Daniels payment, prosecutors said. Tom Hays, The Seattle Times, "Cohen pleads guilty, implicates Trump in hush-money scheme," 21 Aug. 2018 The incident, which police said took place sometime between March 16 and April 2, opened credit lines with the Pentagon Federal Credit Union. Kathy Routliffe,, "Police blotter: Kenilworth police report early morning newspaper theft," 15 June 2018 The bankruptcy rulings took nearly a year, and afterward the company's old credit lines were shot. Michael J. Mooney, Popular Mechanics, "Is RadioShack Back?," 1 Apr. 2016

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First Known Use of credit line

1888, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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The first known use of credit line was in 1888

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