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  1. collateral

    • IPA[kəˈladərəl]

    美式

    • n.
      something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default;a person having the same descent in a family as another but by a different line.
    • adj.
      additional but subordinate; secondary;used euphemistically to refer to inadvertent casualties among civilians and destruction in civilian areas in the course of military operations
    • noun: collateral, plural noun: collaterals

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞
    • n.
      名詞
    • 1. something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default:

      she put her house up as collateral for the bank loan

    • 2. a person having the same descent in a family as another but by a different line.
    • adj.
      形容詞
    • 1. additional but subordinate; secondary:

      the collateral meanings of a word

    • 2. used euphemistically to refer to inadvertent casualties among civilians and destruction in civilian areas in the course of military operations:

      munitions must be able to destroy the target without causing collateral damage

      collateral casualties

    • 3. descended from the same stock but by a different line:

      a collateral descendant of George Washington

    • 4. situated side by side; parallel:

      collateral veins

    • n. a subsidiary contract which induces a person to enter into a main contract or which depends upon the main contract for its existence.

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    • n. a subsidiary contract which induces a person to enter into a main contract or which depends upon the main contract for its existence.

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    • IPA[kəˈlat(ə)r(ə)l]

    英式

    • n.
      something pledged as security for repayment of a loan, to be forfeited in the event of a default:
    • she put her house up as collateral for the bank loan
    • adj.
      additional but subordinate; secondary:
    • the collateral meanings of a word

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