credit bureau

noun
credit bu·​reau

Legal Definition of credit bureau

: a private business that compiles information on consumers' creditworthiness and provides this information to lenders

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“Credit bureau.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/credit%20bureau. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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