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English definition of “escrow”

escrow

noun [U]     /ˈes.krəʊ/ US  /-kroʊ/ specialized
an agreement between two people or organizations in which money or property is kept by a third person or organization until a particular condition is completed: The money was placed in escrow.Trusts and funds
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