Translation of "foreclose" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

foreclose

verb uk /fɔːˈkləʊz/ us /fɔːrˈkloʊz/
TAKE POSSESSION 佔有

[ I or T ] specialized finance & economics, law (especially of banks) to take back property that was bought with borrowed money because the money was not being paid back as formally agreed

(尤指銀行)取消抵押品贖回權,取消回贖(抵押品)的權利
The bank is threatening to foreclose on the family's house.
PREVENT 阻止

[ T ] formal to prevent something from being considered as a possibility in the future

排除…的可能性
The leader's aggressive stance seems to have foreclosed any chance of diplomatic compromise. 這位領導人咄咄逼人的態度似乎已經排除了外交妥協的任何可能性。
foreclosure noun [ U ] uk /fɔːˈkləʊ.ʒər/ us /fɔːrˈkloʊ.ʒɚ/ specialized

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