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collateralize

[ kuh-lat-er-uh-lahyz ]
/ k蓹藞l忙t 蓹r 蓹藢la瑟z /
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verb (used with object), col路lat路er路al路ized, col路lat路er路al路iz路ing.
to secure (a loan) with collateral.
to pledge (property, securities, etc.) as collateral.
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Also especially British, col路lat路er路al路ise .

Origin of collateralize

First recorded in 1940鈥45; collateral + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM collateralize

col路lat路er路al路i路za路tion, nounun路der路col路lat路er路al路ized, adjective
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