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Spanish translation of “collateral”

collateral

noun /kəˈlætərəl/
( business ) property or other goods that you promise to give someone if you are unable to pay back a loan
Garantía
Talk to an attorney , financial advisor , or someone else you trust before you make any decisions about borrowing money using your home as collateral.
collateral damage noun ordinary people who are killed or buildings that are damaged accidentally during a war . This phrase is used especially by military officials
Daño Colateral
the danger of sustaining collateral damage or injury by being in the vicinity of a bombing .
(Definition of collateral from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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