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number verifying card transaction a set of numbers that is used to access an account at an ATM, a computer, or a telephone system, or to verify a credit or debit card at an electronic point of sale.

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Definitions of ’PIN’ and meaning of ’PIN’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’PIN’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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