Translation of "collateral" - English-Spanish dictionary

collateral

noun [ no plural ] uk /kəˈlæt.ər.əl/ us /-ˈlæt̬.ɚ-/

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

garantía, fianza
She used/put up her house as collateral for a loan.
adjective uk /kəˈlæt.ər.əl/ us /-ˈlæt̬.ɚ-/ formal

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

secundario
collateral senses of a word
a collateral branch of the family

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

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.

(Translation of “collateral” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)