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verb [transitive] British English pronunciation: credit /ˈkredɪt/ 
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present tense
present participlecrediting
past tensecredited
past participlecredited
  1. [usually in negatives or questions] to believe that something is true
    scarcely/hardly credit something:

    I could scarcely credit what had happened.

    credit that:

    It was hard to credit that he had once been an actor.

    would you credit it? (=it's very surprising):

    Would you credit it? – She's passed all her exams!

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