from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or constituting an educational course that does not offer credit toward an academic degree.

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  • adjective Describing a course that does not contribute credits towards an academic degree


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  • And they have to classify the loss as "noncredit," meaning it stems from external forces like reduced liquidity rather than the weakness of the investment.

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  • No previous knowledge of wine is necessary and the session is non-degree and noncredit.

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  • She was, however, allowed to study histology on a noncredit basis at Harvard, sitting in a remote corner of the hall during lectures and viewing slides in a separate room.

    Helen Brooke Taussig.

  • Total U.S. consumer debt (which includes credit card debt and noncredit-card debt but not mortgage debt) reached2. 56 trillion at the end of 2008.

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  • The first-quarter index released this past week reported that 42% of consumers have used their credit cards less in the last 90 days in favor of noncredit payment options.

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  • Naturally, that gives banks an incentive to classify losses as noncredit.

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  • She commenced painting full-time, though she also took noncredit graduate courses in the history of art at Columbia University, one of them with the distinguished scholar Meyer Schapiro.

    Helen Frankenthaler.

  • For those folks, the use of debit cards that won't accept transactions larger than the available funds in an account has replaced the credit card, along with alternatives means of noncredit payments such as eBillme and PayPal.

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  • "It's a more complex issue when you start to unpeel it," said Jim Bunch, director of investments at philanthropy Omidyar Network, which has invested about $105 million in microfinance organizations, some of which in recent years expanded into savings, insurance and other noncredit products.

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  • It's a noncredit course and anyone can come with their concerns or issues and the reading will all be on the Web site on a weekly basis.

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