credit union
noun Date: 1881 a cooperative association that makes small loans to its members at low interest rates and offers other banking services (as savings and checking accounts)

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  • credit union — A corporation organized under special statutory provisions to promote thrift among, and provide credit for, its members. 13 Am J2d B & L ASSO § 4. A cooperative association organized under the Federal Credit Union Act for the purpose of promoting …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • credit union — Synonyms and related words: Bund, Rochdale cooperative, alliance, assemblage, association, axis, band, bank, bank credit, bloc, body, book credit, borrowing power, cash credit, coalition, college, combination, combine, commercial credit, common… …   Moby Thesaurus

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