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encumbrancer

[ en-kuhm-bruhn-ser ]
/ ɛnˈkʌm brən sər /
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noun Law.

a person who holds an encumbrance.

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Origin of encumbrancer

First recorded in 1855–60; encumbrance + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for encumbrancer

encumbrancer
/ (ɪnˈkʌmbrənsə) /

noun

law a person who holds an encumbrance on property belonging to another
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