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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Pledge as a security for the repayment of a loan

Usage examples (26)
  • Will all this land collateralize the world's debt?
  • The shares had been pledged to "collateralize a loan," the company said.
  • You don't have to have a GSE charter to get people to collateralize these mortgages.
  • Munich-based Hypo said it could use the guarantees to collateralize debt it plans to issue. for more
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