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collateral

noun [U]
 
 
/kəˈlætərəl/
things that you agree to give someone if you are not able to pay back money you have borrowed from them: I used my car as collateral for a loan.Mortgages and real estateRenting, hiring and hire purchase in general Renting propertySavings, interest and capital
Translations of “collateral”
in Spanish Garantía…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擔保品,抵押品…
in Russian залог…
in Turkish teminat, güvence…
in Chinese (Simplified) 担保品,抵押品…
in Polish gwarancja, zabezpieczenie…
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