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[leen-hohl-der] /ˈlinˌhoʊl dər/
noun, Law.
a person who has a lien on particular property.
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for lienholder
  • The department then issues a new certificate to the lienholder.
  • If there is a lien against the vehicle, please make sure the lienholder information is complete and accurate.
  • The lienholder should advise the buyer in writing of any fees that may be required to register the vehicle.
Contemporary definitions for lienholder

a person who retains legal possession of a piece of property until the person to whom he/she has advanced money for use of the property has satisfactorily repaid the debt's 21st Century Lexicon
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