Bankrate's financial glossary
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What shows on a credit card customer''s bill when the outstanding balance has been paid and no new charges have been incurred during the billing cycle.
Placement of a house on a lot so that one wall is on the property boundary.
Areas within a local government's jurisdiction in which certain types of land uses are allowed. For example, a zoning ordinance might permit houses but not factories in a neighborhood.
An exception allowed in a zoning ordinance, granted case-by-case by local government.