CARD

pass-through securities backed by credit card receivables. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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card card [kɑːd ǁ kɑːrd] noun [countable]
1. a small piece of plastic or paper that shows that someone belongs to an organization, club etc:

• Employees must show their ID cards at the gate.

• All members are issued with a membership card.

ˌgreen ˈcard also Green Card
1. LAW a document that a foreigner must have in order to live and work legally in the US:

• She has applied for her green card.

2. INSURANCE a British motor insurance document that you need when you drive in a foreign country:

• Most hauliers carry a Green Card to ensure an uninterrupted journey, although the regulations do not insist on this.

ˈloyalty card COMMERCE
a card given by a shop, supermarket etc that gives regular customers lower prices, money back on goods etc:

• The loyalty card offers a 5% discount on the store's own-brand goods.

2. a small piece of stiff paper or plastic that stores information about someone or something:

• A helpful device is to print your presentation ideas on separate index cards.

SˈD card
Secure Digital card a very small card that can store information, and that you use in cameras, mobile phone S etc
ˈSIM card
a small plastic card inside a mobile phone that stores information about the person who uses the phone, and also has memory for storing messages
US /kɑːd/ noun [C]
COMMERCE, BANKING a small rectangular piece of plastic given to a customer by a bank or store that allows them to make payments, take money from their account, etc.: pay with a/use a/pay by card »

You can pay by credit or debit card.

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Most businesses won't accept cheques without a card.

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He lost his wallet and had to cancel all his cards.

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Would you rather pay cash or put it on your card?

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When she tried to get money from the machine, her card was refused.

WORKPLACE a small piece of plastic or stiff paper with your signature, photograph, and often other electronic information on it that proves who you are, allows you to enter a particular place, etc.: »

You have to swipe your card to get into the building.

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The new style of driver's licence comes with a photo ID card.

(also business card) WORKPLACE, MEETINGS a small card that has your name, company name, and the job you do printed on it: »

He shook my hand politely and gave me his card.

IT a small electronic object that is part of a computer or can be connected to it, making it able to do a particular thing: »

If you have your own computer, you can hire ethernet cards from the college to connect to the network.

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An audio interface can be a simple card that plugs into your computer to allow you to route the sound out to your speakers.

See also AFFINITY CARD(Cf. affinity card), BANK CARD(Cf. ↑bank card), CASH CARD(Cf. ↑cash card), CHARGE CARD(Cf. ↑charge card), CHEQUE CARD(Cf. ↑cheque card), CREDIT CARD(Cf. ↑credit card), DEBIT CARD(Cf. ↑debit card), EXPANSION CARD(Cf. ↑expansion card), GOLD CARD(Cf. ↑gold card), GRAPHICS CARD(Cf. ↑graphics card), GREEN CARD(Cf. ↑green card), GREETINGS CARD(Cf. ↑greetings card), ID CARD(Cf. ↑ID card), IDENTITY CARD(Cf. ↑identity card), INDEX CARD(Cf. ↑index card), LOYALTY CARD(Cf. ↑loyalty card), MEMBERSHIP CARD(Cf. ↑membership card), MEMORY CARD(Cf. ↑memory card), NETWORK CARD(Cf. ↑network card), PAYMENT CARD(Cf. ↑payment card), RAILCARD(Cf. ↑railcard), SIMM(Cf. ↑SIMM), SMART CARD(Cf. ↑smart card), SOUND CARD(Cf. ↑sound card), STORE CARD(Cf. ↑store card), STORED VALUE CARD(Cf. ↑stored value card), SWIPE CARD(Cf. ↑swipe card), TIME CARD(Cf. ↑time card), TOP-UP CARD(Cf. ↑top-up card)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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