Definition of Credit crunch

1. Noun. A state in which there is a short supply of cash to lend to businesses and consumers and interest rates are high.

Exact synonyms: Liquidity Crisis, Squeeze
Generic synonyms: Financial Condition



Definition of Credit crunch

1. Noun. (economics finance) A period of economic crisis in which credit and investment capital are difficult to obtain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Credit Crunch

credibility gap
credibility gaps
credible
credibleness
credibly
credit
credit-deposit ratio
credit-worthy
credit account
credit analyst
credit application
credit bureau
credit card
credit card tart
credit cards
credit crunch (current term)
credit crunches
credit default option
credit default options
credit default swap
credit default swaps
credit entry
credit event
credit hour
credit limit
credit line
credit note
credit order
credit rating
credit reference

Literary usage of Credit crunch

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1. International Migration in Asia: Trends and Policies by Oecd (2001)
"Following the failures of the Hokkaido Takushoku Bank and the Yamaichi Security Company in November 1997, the credit-crunch accelerated. ..."

2. OECD Public Debt Markets: Trend and Recent Structural Changes by Asian Productivity Organization, Oecd (2002)
"Although the Bank of Korea tried to ease the credit crunch by loosening its monetary policy, increased liquidity in the banking system was not transferred ..."

3. Privatization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Desirability and Feasibility by Harold L. Bunce (1997)
"For example, the recent return to multifamily lending by banks and thrifts after the easing of the credit crunch may be driven in part by a desire for these ..."

4. Interstate Banking: Experiences in Three Western States by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... Quarterly Economic Report for Small Businesses, the National Foundation of Independent Businesses, (Fall 1992); "The Small Business credit crunch," ..."

5. Oecd Glossaries Economics Glossary: Edition 2006-Glossaires de L'Ocde by Oecd (2006)
"... encadrement du crédit [MON] crédit corporation société de crédit [BAN] credit crunch syn. credit crush, money crunch crise (с om p re ss ion) du crédit ..."

6. International Migration in Asia: Trends and Policies by Oecd (2001)
"Following the failures of the Hokkaido Takushoku Bank and the Yamaichi Security Company in November 1997, the credit-crunch accelerated. ..."

7. OECD Public Debt Markets: Trend and Recent Structural Changes by Asian Productivity Organization, Oecd (2002)
"Although the Bank of Korea tried to ease the credit crunch by loosening its monetary policy, increased liquidity in the banking system was not transferred ..."

8. Privatization of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Desirability and Feasibility by Harold L. Bunce (1997)
"For example, the recent return to multifamily lending by banks and thrifts after the easing of the credit crunch may be driven in part by a desire for these ..."

9. Interstate Banking: Experiences in Three Western States by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... Quarterly Economic Report for Small Businesses, the National Foundation of Independent Businesses, (Fall 1992); "The Small Business credit crunch," ..."

10. Oecd Glossaries Economics Glossary: Edition 2006-Glossaires de L'Ocde by Oecd (2006)
"... encadrement du crédit [MON] crédit corporation société de crédit [BAN] credit crunch syn. credit crush, money crunch crise (с om p re ss ion) du crédit ..."

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