Meaning of “collateralize” in the English Dictionary

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"collateralize" in Business English

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collateralizeverb [ T, usually passive ]

also collateralise uk /kəˈlætərəlaɪz/ us UK

FINANCE to give property as collateral for a loan, bond, etc.:

Loans below $25,000 do not need to be collateralized.

(Definition of “collateralize” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)