Translation of "collateral" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

collateral

noun [ U ] uk /kəˈlæt.ər.əl/ us /kəˈlæt̬.ɚ.əl/
SECURITY FOR DEBT

valuable property owned by someone who wants to borrow money, that they agree will become the property of the company or person who lends the money if the debt is not paid back

擔保品,抵押品
She used/put up her house as collateral for a loan. 她用自己的房屋作抵押來貸款。
noun [ C ] uk /kəˈlæt.ər.əl/ us /kəˈlæt̬.ɚ.əl/
BLOOD VESSEL

specialized medical a smaller blood vessel or nerve that grows out of the main part

adjective uk /kəˈlæt.ər.əl/ us /kəˈlæt̬.ɚ.əl/ formal

connected but less important, or of the same family although not directly related

附帶的,次要的;(親戚)旁系的,非直系的
collateral senses of a word 詞語的次要意義
a collateral branch of the family 家族的旁系

(Translation of “collateral” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)