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Encumbered

A property owned by one party on which a second party reserves the right to make a valid claim, e.g., a bank's holding of a home mortgage encumbers property.

Encumbered

Describing securities or assets that are subject to one or more liens. That is, encumbered securities belong to one person or entity but are subject to a claim by another. Encumbered securities or assets may not be sold until the lien or debt on them is satisfied. One of the most common encumbered assets is a house with a mortgage. A homeowner may not sell the house until the mortgage is paid off (though, in practice, the proceeds from the sale of the house pay off the mortgage).
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1992)], stated the rule as follows: "Funds are encumbered only where the taxpayer is legally obligated to use the funds for a purpose other than satisfying the preexisting employment tax liability and if that legal obligation is superior to the interest of the IRS in the funds.
Lehman Brothers Holdings started using encumbered assets to bolster cash in June 2008, when Citigroup, Inc asked for a USD2bn deposit against trades it was settling and clearing for the company.
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In an attempt to mitigate the gain recognition, Peracchi transferred to NAC, in addition to the encumbered properties, a personal note with a face amount of $1,060,000.
54]), the Court's refusal to permit an Orthodox Jew to wear his yarmulke in the military was also wrong, since it failed to take account of the Jew's encumbered self.
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This transaction enables us to reduce both our interest costs and the number of our encumbered assets, thereby enhancing our Company's capital structure," commented Barry Lefkowitz, executive vice president and chief financial officer.
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Bob Bellamy is what most choreographers must fear: He's overweight and insecure and his dancing is encumbered by his body; but he is honest and strong, he does his work, and breaks your heart every time.