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[kahrd-hohl-der] /ˈkɑrdˌhoʊl dər/
a registered member of an organization, especially of a union or a political party, who has been issued a card in evidence of membership.
a person who has a borrower's card from a library.
a person to whom a credit card or bank card is issued.
(on a typewriter) either of a pair of devices able to be raised to hold stiff objects, as envelopes or cards, in place for typing.
Origin of cardholder
1650-60; card1 + holder Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The chosen coverages kick in when the cardholder uses his or her card to book travel, rent a car or check into a hotel.
  • Companies can double the rate on an existing balance even if a cardholder has done nothing wrong.
  • The cardholder divides the purchase into several charges to stay within the authorized single purchase limit.
  • For larger purchases where the merchant refuses to waive the tax, the cardholder can present a state tax exemption letter.
  • Later in the day, the cardholder receives another requirement for the same item.
  • cardholder returned merchandise, but merchant did not credit account.
British Dictionary definitions for cardholder


a person who owns a credit or debit card
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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