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mortgagee

[mawr-guh-jee] /ˌmɔr gəˈdʒi/
noun
1.
a person to whom property is mortgaged.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; mortgage + -ee
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mortgagee

/ˌmɔːɡɪˈdʒiː/
noun (law)
1.
the party to a mortgage who makes the loan
2.
a person who holds mortgaged property as security for repayment of a loan
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Word Origin and History for mortgagee
n.

1580s, from mortgage (v.) + -ee.

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