collateralize

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verb col·lat·er·al·ize \kə-ˈla-t(ə-)rə-ˌlīz\

Definition of collateralize

collateralized

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collateralizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to make (a loan) secure with collateral

  3. 2 :  to use (something, such as securities) for collateral

1941

First Known Use of collateralize

1941


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collateralize

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transitive verb col·lat·er·al·ize \kə-ˈla-tə-rə-ˌlīz, -ˈla-trə-\

Legal Definition of collateralize

collateralized

collateralizing

  1. 1 :  to make (a loan) secure with collateral

  2. 2 :  to use (as securities) for collateral


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