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deficiency judgment

noun, Law.
1.
a judgment in favor of a creditor who has not satisfied the full amount of a claim against a debtor.
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  • "I have a deficiency judgment against the Rancho Palomar," he explained.

    The Pride of Palomar Peter B. Kyne
  • "There would be a deficiency judgment, then," said the millionaire.

    The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories Margaret Collier Graham
  • The deficiency judgment and renewal of the same gives opportunity for greedy and unprincipled creditors to rob the debtor.

    Blazing The Way Emily Inez Denny
  • Why, no, mother; didn't I explain to you there'd be a deficiency judgment?

    The Wizard's Daughter and Other Stories Margaret Collier Graham
  • In that event the mortgagee will be entitled to a deficiency judgment against the mortgagor.

    Commercial Law Samuel Williston, Richard D. Currier, and Richard W. Hill

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