[ mawr-guh-jee ]
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  1. a person to whom property is mortgaged.

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Origin of mortgagee

First recorded in 1575–85; mortgage + -ee

Words Nearby mortgagee Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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British Dictionary definitions for mortgagee


/ (ˌmɔːɡɪˈdʒiː) /

  1. the party to a mortgage who makes the loan

  2. a person who holds mortgaged property as security for repayment of a loan

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