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collateral

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

something that you promise to give someone if you cannot pay back a loan
  • They put up their house as collateral for the loan.

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collateral

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of collateral (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of collateral was in the 14th century

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collated

collateral

collateral damage

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“Collateral.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/collateral. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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