holder for value

Legal Definition of holder for value

: a holder to whom an instrument is issued or transferred in exchange for something of value (as a promise of performance, a security interest or lien in the instrument not obtained by judicial process, payment of or use of the instrument as security for a claim against another person, a negotiable instrument, or the incurring of an irrevocable obligation to a third party)

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