Collateral

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Collateral Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a security pledged for the repayment of a loan
  • descended from a common ancestor but through different lines; "cousins are collateral relatives"; "an indirect descendant of the Stuarts"
  • situated or running side by side; "collateral ridges of mountains"
  • accompaniment to something else; "collateral target damage from a bombing run"
  • serving to support or corroborate; "collateral evidence"

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  • a security pledged for the repayment of a loan

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Collateral Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Collateral is a 2004 American crime thriller movie. This movie is set in Los Angeles. It is about a hit-man named Vincent who is out to murder several witnesses and a prosecutor. His main hostage, taxi driver Max, reluctantly agrees to do some harsh things along with him. Max, though, eventually has enough. He then shoots Vincent, killing him. Jamie Foxx plays Max and Tom Cruise plays Vincent. The movie was released in late August 2004. It became a success in the U.S. box office and worldwide. The reviews were excellent.



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  • Genpact and Lombard Risk Launch New Collateral Management Solution for Capital Markets
    NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Genpact Limited (NYSE: G), a global leader in designing, transforming, and running intelligent business operations, and Lombard Risk Management plc (LSE: LRM), a ... Read more on this news related to 'Collateral'
  • Fitch Finalizes Criteria for Analyzing Re-Performing and Seasoned Loan RMBS
    Fitch Ratings has finalized its approach for rating residential mortgage-backed securities backed by re-performing loan and seasoned mortgage loan collateral. The proposed criteria are detailed in a report published today and have not materially changed from those detailed in its Aug. Read more on this news related to 'Collateral'
  • What is a collateral assignment of life insurance?
    Learn about collateral assignment of life insurance so you can make a wise decision about what kind of collateral to use for a loan. Read more on this news related to 'Collateral'

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