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mortgagor

[mawr-guh-jer] /ˈmɔr gə dʒər/
noun
1.
a person who mortgages property.
Also, mortgager.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; mortgage + -or2
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Examples for mortgagor
  • The procedure of pursuing a specific mortgagor for a deficiency judgment can begin in two different ways.
  • The contractor, architect, mortgagor and mortgagee must approve the proposed change.
British Dictionary definitions for mortgagor

mortgagor

/ˈmɔːɡɪdʒə; ˌmɔːɡɪˈdʒɔː/
noun
1.
(property law) a person who borrows money by mortgaging his property to the lender as security
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Word Origin and History for mortgagor
mortgagor
1580s, agent noun from mortgage.
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