mortgagee

noun
mort·​gag·​ee | \ ˌmȯr-gi-ˈjē How to pronounce mortgagee (audio) \

Definition of mortgagee

: a person to whom property is mortgaged

Examples of mortgagee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Warren's plan also includes a suite of bankruptcy protections and pro-borrower policies, including allowing people to modify their mortgagees in bankruptcy. Zak Hudak, CBS News, "Elizabeth Warren reignites feud with Joe Biden over personal bankruptcy policy," 7 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of mortgagee

1584, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of mortgagee was in 1584

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“Mortgagee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mortgagee. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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mortgagee

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How to pronounce mortgagee (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of mortgagee

law : a person or organization (such as a bank) that lends money to someone for buying property

mortgagee

noun
mort·​gag·​ee | \ ˌmȯr-gi-ˈjē How to pronounce mortgagee (audio) \

Legal Definition of mortgagee

: a party (as a business or individual) to whom or in whose favor property is mortgaged

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