Examples of foreclose in a Sentence
They've been unable to make their mortgage payments, and the bank has threatened to foreclose.
The bank has threatened to foreclose their mortgage.
Recent Examples of foreclose from the Web
The land, once part of General Electric's 92-acre Nela Park lighting complex, was foreclosed and given to the city's land reutilization program in 2012.
A California investor bought the debt, and is now seeking to foreclose on the $1.4 million building.
But keeping up payments on the mortgage has been a struggle, and it was foreclosed in September, the Lansing State Journal reported.
Prudential, which was foreclosing on the portfolio, sold it for only $72 million — half the value of the mortgages on the properties.
Authorities in Arizona are stepping up a program to put mosquito-gobbling minnows into the stagnant pools of foreclosed or abandoned homes to prevent an outbreak of West Nile virus.
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FORECLOSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of foreclose for English Language Learners
: to take back property because the money owed for the property has not been paid
Origin and Etymology of foreclose
Anglo-French forclos, past participle of foreclore to preclude, prevent, from fors outside + clore to close
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