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credit (someone or something) with (something)

1. To apply a payment to a financial account belonging to someone or something. I think you credited the wrong account with my most recent payment.
2. To give someone praise, admiration, or acknowledgement for some task, achievement, or accomplishment. I have to credit my trainer with getting me back in shape for this season.
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credit someone or something with something

1. Lit. to record a payment, deposit, etc., to the account of someone or something. I will credit you with this payment as you request. Your account has been credited with this adjustment.
2. Fig. to give someone or something well-deserved praise for doing something or having something. We have to credit Jeff with saving us a lot of money. We will credit the weather with part of the success of the picnic.
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A Federal Reserve Bank also may extend primary credit with maturities up to a few weeks as a backup source of funding to a depository institution if, in the judgment of the Reserve Bank, the depository institution is in generally sound financial condition and cannot obtain such credit in the market on reasonable terms.
Commingling your credit with someone who is a bad credit risk (i.
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Neither the courts nor the IRS has addressed die tip credit with respect to leased employees.
Two points should be kept in mind about the interplay of the manufacturer's investment credit with the sales tax exemption.
A letter of credit with no discrepancies costs about $250 to $350 per transaction, but if you have discrepancies and amendments, it'll probably cost $600 to $700.
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