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encumber

To place a burden or a charge upon property.Commonly used to mean placing a mortgage, but may include other liens, easements, covenants, and restrictions. The burden is called an encumbrance.

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The net proceeds from the loan were used to repay all 35.6 million outstanding in mortgage indebtedness that previously encumbered the properties that secured the loan.
She was scheduled to deliver a lecture in Cambridge University on her movement to encumber communism in West Bengal.
1 : to weigh down : burden <Their heavy coats encumbered the children.>
A motion will also be heard requesting that ClassicStar "shall not sell or encumber any foals that resulted from pairings purchased by plaintiffs".
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He continues, "The challenge is not to encumber the base car with any more than it needs.
Express Right to Encumber. A stipulation that the lessee may encumber its leasehold estate (use it for collateral when obtaining financing) without having to obtain the landlord's consent.
It is the work of the job search counselor/facilitator to educate, mentor, and guide the special needs client in identifying and tackling anything that would encumber the job hunter.
The report also seeks to have the role of entrepreneurship in society recognised in a more meaningful way, and, as always, the authors seek more flexible regulations for the workplace, as well as a reduction in the constraints which encumber the start-up phase of business.
It does not encumber the hand, does not intrude on most manual tasks, moves easily in front of the eyes and is easier to reach than, say, the ankle.
Also, since the liabilities that encumber the transferred properties exceed their basis, a taxable gain of $3.8 million is engendered under section 357(c), but the gain is entirely exempt.
The agreement must allow each co-owner the right to convey, partition and encumber the co-owner's interest in the property without the agreement or approval of any other person.