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  1. credit unionnoun

    a cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings


  1. credit unionnoun

    A financial cooperative similar to a bank but owned and controlled by its members, often restricted to a local area or sometimes to a single profession.


  1. Credit union

    A credit union is a member-owned financial cooperative, democratically controlled by its members, and operated for the purpose of promoting thrift, providing credit at competitive rates, and providing other financial services to its members. Many credit unions also provide services intended to support community development or sustainable international development on a local level, and could be considered community development financial institutions. Worldwide, credit union systems vary significantly in terms of total system assets and average institution asset size, ranging from volunteer operations with a handful of members to institutions with several billion dollars in assets and hundreds of thousands of members.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of credit union in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of credit union in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of credit union in a Sentence

  1. Alphonse Desjardins, The Canadian credit union pioneer made the remarks in a speech in the early 1900s.:

    A credit union is not an ordinary financial concern, seeking to enrich its members at the expense of the general public. Neither is it a loan company, seeking to make a profit at the expense of the unfortunates… The credit union is nothing of the kind; it is the expression in the field of economics of a high social ideal.

  2. Kirk Rose:

    The credit union has added 3,000 new accounts.

  3. Wilbur Ross:

    Well, I know they are and I dont really quite understand why, the obligations that they would undertake, say borrowing from a bank or a credit union, are in effect federally guaranteed. So the 30 days of pay that some people will be out theres no real reason why they shouldnt be able to get a loan against it.

  4. Edward Filene, founded the first credit union in the U.S.:

    The credit Union movement..It is a great movement, worthy of great deeds, deserving of great loyalty.

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  • Kreditgenossenschaft, GenossenschaftsbankGerman
  • πιστωτικός συνεταιρισμόςGreek
  • osuuspankkiFinnish
  • banque coopérativeFrench
  • lánasamvinnufélagIcelandic
  • 信用協同組合Japanese
  • bancă-cooperativă, uniune de creditRomanian
  • кредитный кооператив, кооперативный банк, кредитный союзRussian

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. ravening
    • B. ectomorphic
    • C. contagious
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