collateral

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1 collateral /kəˈlætərəl/ noun
1 collateral
/kəˈlætərəl/
noun
Learner's definition of COLLATERAL
[noncount]
: something that you promise to give someone if you cannot pay back a loan
2 collateral /kəˈlætərəl/ adjective
2 collateral
/kəˈlætərəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of COLLATERAL
formal
: related but not in a direct or close way
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