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mortgagor

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noun mort·gag·or \ˌmȯr-gi-ˈjȯr\

Simple Definition of mortgagor

  • law : a person who borrows money for buying property : a person who takes out a mortgage in order to buy property

Full Definition of mortgagor

  1. :  a person who mortgages property

1584

First Known Use of mortgagor

1584

Variants of mortgagor

also mort·gag·er play \ˈmȯr-gi-jər\

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