lienholder

[leen-hohl-der]
noun Law.
a person who has a lien on particular property.

Origin:
lien + holder

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Main Entry:  lienholder
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  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
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Example sentences
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.
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