credit
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credit(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (advance of money)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(given by a bank or a store)
I had to buy my first car on credit.Tuve que comprar mi primer auto a crédito.
2. (recognition)
a. el mérito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The director took all the credit for an achievement that wasn't really his.El director se llevó todo el mérito por algo que en realidad no había hecho él.
b. los honores
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The actress has an Oscar and a BAFTA to her credit.Entre los honores recibidos por la actriz cabe destacar un Oscar y un BAFTA.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She's a bore, but it is to her credit that she's always ready to help.Es una pelmaza, pero hay que reconocer que siempre está dispuesta a ayudar.
To his credit, he is very patient with her.Hay que decir a su favor que es muy paciente con ella.
3. (financial standing)
a. la solvencia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bank has to make sure that the applicant for the loan has good credit.El banco tiene que asegurarse de que el solicitante del préstamo tiene buena solvencia.
4. (accounting)
a. el saldo acreedor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The accountant saw on the spreadsheet that there was a credit of only $30.La contable vio en la hoja de cálculo que el saldo acreedor era de tan solo $30.
b. el saldo positivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
All of the transactions come out to a credit, so we still have some money left.Todas las transacciones resultan en un saldo positivo, así que todavía nos queda algo de dinero.
c. el haber
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
By comparing these two sums, we see that the credit exceeds the debit.Al comparar estas dos sumas, vemos que el haber supera al deber.
5. (positive balance)
a. el saldo positivo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My account is in credit, so I don't know why the charge was declined.Mi cuenta tiene un saldo positivo, así que no sé por qué se rechazó el cargo.
b. el saldo a favor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You have $200 to your credit.Tiene un saldo a favor de $200.
c. los números negros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our account is in credit, but we still have to pay this month's rent.Nuestra cuenta está en números negros, pero todavía nos queda por pagar el alquiler de este mes.
6. (source of pride)
a. el motivo de orgullo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our soldiers are a credit to our country.Nuestros soldados son un motivo de orgullo para nuestro país.
7. (trust)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I wouldn't give much credit to the opinion of a novice.Yo no le daría mucho crédito a la opinión de un novato.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I gave you credit for more tact than to say such a thing.Yo hubiera creído que tenías tacto suficiente para no decir una cosa así.
The truth is that I don't give her credit for much.La verdad es que no la creo capaz de mucho.
8. (education)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm taking an accelerated German course that's ten credits.Estoy haciendo un curso intensivo de alemán con el que obtendré diez créditos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (to attribute)
a. atribuir
Researchers have credited the rise in crime to growing levels of poverty.Los investigadores atribuyen el aumento de la delincuencia a los niveles cada vez mayores de pobreza.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I credited him with more imagination.Lo creía más imaginativo.
You credit me with influence that I don't really have.Me consideras más influyente de lo que en realidad soy.
10. (finance)
a. abonar
If you return your order, we will credit the corresponding amount to your bank account.Si devuelve su pedido, nosotros le abonaremos el importe correspondiente en su cuenta bancaria.
b. ingresar
The money was credited to your account in error.El dinero fue ingresado en su cuenta por error.
11. (to believe)
a. creer
Your accusations against our mutual friend are absurd, and I shan't credit them.Tus acusaciones a nuestro amigo común son absurdas y no estoy dispuesto a creerlas.
b. dar crédito
I don't think we ought to credit such groundless rumors.No creo que debamos dar crédito a rumores como esos, sin ningún fundamento.
credits
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
12. (film)
a. los títulos de crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A director wants to use a song I composed during the movie credits.Un director quiere usar una canción que compuse para los títulos de crédito de su película.
b. los créditos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I had a small role in the movie, and my name appears in the credits.Tuve un pequeño papel en la película y mi nombre aparece en los créditos.
13. (achievements)
a. los logros
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She doesn't have an impressive list of credits, but she has good recommendations.La lista de sus logros no impresiona, pero tiene buenas referencias.
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credit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (finance)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to be in credittener saldo positivo
to give somebody creditconceder un crédito a alguien
to buy/sell on creditcomprar/vender a crédito
credit cardtarjeta de crédito
2. (economics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
credit controlcontrol crediticio or de crédito
credit limitlímite de descubierto or de crédito
credit notevale de compra
credit ratingclasificación or grado de solvencia
3. (economics)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
credit squeezerestricción de crédito
credit termscondiciones fpl de crédito
credit transfertransferencia bancaria
4. (belief)
a. el crédito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to give credit to somethingdar crédito a algo
to gain creditganar aceptación
5. (recognition)
a. el reconocimiento
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
you'll have to give her credit for thatse lo tendrás que reconocer
to take the credit for somethingapuntarse el mérito de algo
credit where credit's duelas cosas como son
to her credit, she refusedse negó, lo cual dice mucho en su favor
it does you creditpuedes estar orgulloso de ello
you're a credit to the schooleres motivo de orgullo para la escuela
6. (of film)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
creditstítulos de crédito
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (money)
a. abonar
to credit money to somebody's accountabonar dinero en la cuenta de alguien
8. (attribute)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to credit somebody with somethingatribuir algo a alguien
I credited you with more sensete consideraba más sensato
9. (believe)
a. creer
would you credit it?¿te lo quieres creer?
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credit [ˈkredɪt]
noun
1 (Economics) (in account) (positive balance)
his account is in credit su cuenta tiene saldo positivo or está en números negros
as long as you stay in credit or keep your account in credit mientras pueda mantener un saldo positivo
I made sure the account stayed in credit
you have £10 to your credit tiene 10 libras en el haber; tiene un saldo a favor de 10 libras
letter of credit
(for purchases) crédito (m)
they were refused credit se les denegó un crédito; is his credit good? ¿se le puede dar crédito sin riesgo?
they can't get credit to buy farming machinery
to give sb credit conceder un crédito a algn
interest-free credit crédito (m) sin intereses
to buy sth on credit comprar algo a crédito or a plazos
you can ask for a discount whether you pay cash or buy on credit
no credit given no se fía
credit terms available se vende a plazos; facilidades de pago
(Accounting) saldo (m) acreedor; saldo (m) positivo
a statement of total debits and credits is called a balance
on the credit side en el haber; entre los aspectos positivos
on the credit side, he's always been wonderful with his mother families were given \$350 in tax credits per child Japan has provided about \$2.5 billion in credits to Russia
2 (honour) honor (m)
he's a credit to his family es un orgullo para su familia; honra a su familia
to [be] a credit to sth/sb to [do] credit to sth/sb
it does you credit dice mucho a tu favor; te honra
with a skill that would have done credit to an expert con una habilidad que hubiera sido el orgullo de un experto
an anti-intellectualism that would have done credit to Hitler a duplicity that would have done credit to an experienced intelligence agent
to his credit, I must point out that ... debo decir en su favor que ...
3 (recognition) mérito (m)
they deserve credit for not giving up merecen que se les reconozca el mérito de no haberse rendido
they never received the credit they deserved
credit where it's or credit's due a cada uno según sus méritos
to get the credit (for sth) llevarse el mérito (de algo)
I did the work and he got all the credit yo hice el trabajo y él se llevó todo el mérito
we don't mind who gets the credit, as long as we don't get the blame
to give sb credit for (doing) sth reconocer a algn el mérito de (haber hecho) algo
Columbus is given credit for the discovery Clinton insisted on offering advice for which he wanted to be given full credit
to take the credit for (doing) sth llevarse el mérito de (haber hecho) algo
it would be wrong for us to take all the credit no estaría bien que nos llevásemos todo el mérito
you're not taking resposibility or credit for getting it right
4 (credence)
he's a lot better than people give him credit for es bastante mejor que lo que la gente cree
I gave you credit for more sense te creía más sensato
I have to give some credit to his story tengo que reconocer que su historia tiene algo de verdad
5 credits (Cine) (TV) (titles) títulos (m) de crédito; créditos (m)
los componentes del equipo técnico los componentes del equipo artístico Marlon Brando wants his name removed from the credits he always stays in his seat until the credits are over his name was on the credits as executive producer the opening credits were reminiscent of many horror films of the genre the presenter signed off and \the credits rolled on this year's telethon\
(achievements) logros (m)
she has a long list of stage credits cuenta con una larga lista de éxitos or logros en escena
6 especially (US) (Univ) (award) crédito (m); unidad (f) de valor académico
credits for vocational subjects have the same value as for academic ones she graduated with high enough marks to apply for university when she gets her math credit they can earn credits at high school which may get them a college place
transitive verb
1 (believe) creer
it's hard to credit that such things went on es difícil de creer que pasaran cosas semejantes
would you credit it! ¡parece mentira!
I can't credit it I'm inclined to credit the word of the boss
2 (attribute)
I credited him with more sense le creía más sensato
credit me with some sense! ¡no me tomes por idiota!; he is credited with the discovery se le atribuye a él el descubrimiento; you don't credit her with a mind of her own no te das cuenta de que ella sabe lo que quiere
she has been credited with many statements she never made he credited them with the victory why can't you credit him with the same generosity of spirit? they're crediting him with having saved a life the vitamin has been credited with all sorts of miraculous properties
3 (Comm) [+money, interest] abonar; ingresar
the money was credited to his account el dinero se abonó or se ingresó en su cuenta
the bank decided to change the way it credited payments to accounts
we credit you with the interest monthly le abonamos or ingresamos el interés mensualmente
to credit £5 to sb
modifier
credit account (n) cuenta (f) de crédito
credit agency (n) agencia (f) de créditos
credit balance (n) saldo (m) acreedor; saldo (m) positivo
credit card (n) tarjeta (f) de crédito
people are refused credit cards if they have a bad credit record
credit entry (n) anotación (f) en el haber
credit facilities (n) facilidades (f) de crédito
credit limit (n) límite (m) de crédito
credit line (n) línea (f) de crédito
credit note (n) nota (f) de crédito
credit rating (n) clasificación (f) crediticia; credibilidad (f)
the government's credit rating has plummeted la credibilidad del gobierno ha caído en picado
credit reference (n) informe (m) de crédito
Should you give the bank as a credit reference, it is likely to charge you up to 20 pounds The bank ran a check on her credit history with credit reference agency CCN
credit squeeze (n) restricciones (f) de crédito
credit union (n) cooperativa (f) de crédito
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