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Definition: Hypothecate

Quick Summary of Hypothecate

to pledge without delivery or title of possession.

What is the dictionary definition of Hypothecate?

Dictionary Definition

v. from Greek for “pledge,” a generic term for using property to secure payment of a loan, which includes mortgages, pledges and putting up collateral, while the borrower retains possession.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Hypothecate are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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