legal mortgage

legal mortgage
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legal mortgage UK US noun [C] LAW, PROPERTY
in the UK, a mortgage in which the organization lending the money has the right to take the property if the loan is not paid back
Compare EQUITABLE MORTGAGE(Cf. ↑equitable mortgage)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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