(FINANCE) crédit m
→ The availability of cheap long-term credit would help small businesses
on credit à crédit
→ They sold grain on credit during times of famine.
to be in credit
[person, bank account] être créditeur (-trice)
to have sth to one's credit [+achievement] avoir qch à son actif
→ his team has three victories to its credit
(=praise) mérite m
→ Some of the credit should go to Nick.
to sb's credit, To his credit, he never ... Il faut dire en sa faveur qu'il n'a jamais ...
→ But, to his credit, he never allowed himself to be intimidated
to be to sb's credit that ..., It is to her credit that she decided to go before she had become a liability. Elle a décidé de partir avant de devenir un poids mort, ce qui est tout à son honneur.
→ It is to their credit that the delay was imposed.
to take the credit for sth s'attribuer le mérite de qch
→ We can really take the credit for the team's success.
to do sb credit, It does him credit. Cela lui fait honneur.
It does you credit. Cela vous fait honneur.
→ Your concern for us all does you the greatest credit.
to be a credit to sb/sth, He's a credit to his family. Il fait honneur à sa famille.
to give sb credit for sth [+sense, morality] prêter qch à qn
to give credit where credit's due rendre à César ce qui est à César
→ We in the "no" camp must give credit where it is due
→ let's give credit where credit is due
(SCHOOL) unité f de valeur
→ they'll credit your account immediately so you pay less interest
to credit sth to sb porter qch au crédit de qn
→ The employer's contributions will be credited to you.
to credit 50 pounds to sb créditer qn de 50 livres, créditer le compte de qn de 50 livres
(=believe) ajouter foi à, croire
to credit sb with sth [+sense, morality] prêter qch à qn, attribuer qch à qn
→ I used to credit you with a bit of common sense.
credits npl (CINEMA, on film) générique m
n compte m client
n (British) agence f de renseignements commerciaux
n solde m créditeur
n (US) agence f de renseignements commerciaux
n carte f de crédit
n encadrement m du crédit
→ ... credit controls on Britain's financial system.
[+a person] rapport m de solvabilité
→ Slight problems with a person's credit history can make it difficult for them to open a bank account.
n (US) ~unité f de valeur
→ Now he needs only two credit hours to graduate.
n limite f de crédit
n (British) avoir m
n indice m de solvabilité
(=person) emprunteur (-euse) m/f à risque
→ They think I'm a credit risk just because I haven't had a loan before.
on the credit side
[+balance sheet] au crédit
→ The ledger shows 300 pounds on the debit side and 50 pounds on the credit side.
on the credit side, ...
(=as an advantage) l'avantage, c'est que ...
→ On the credit side, the fox eats slugs, grey squirrels, ...
credit slip (US)
n avoir m
n virement m
n (British) ~complément m familial
n crédit m d'impôt
→ The president proposed to provide tax credits to businesses that allow workers time off.