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collateral
American English: /kəˈlædərəl/
, /kəˈlætrəl/
British English: /kəˈlat(ə)r(ə)l/

Translation of collateral in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • (Finance) (money)
    (property)
    garantía (feminine) real
    Example sentences
    • Because most of its hard assets, such as airplanes, already are pledged as loan collateral, the company has said that it will not seek additional investors at this time.
    • CMAs are also required to maintain inventories of each class and grade of grain at least equal to the quantity pledged as loan collateral.
    • By the stroke of a government pen and without having invested one single cent, the Larrakia now have a major asset to use as collateral for a bank loan.

adjective

  • 1.1 (side by side) [formal]
    (kingdoms/territories)
    colindante
    1.2 (secondary)
    (information/evidence)
    incidental
    circunstancial
    Example sentences
    • Why do you distinguish between what I might call questions going to the primary purpose of the Commission and these ones that go to what you would regard as a sort of collateral or secondary purpose?
    • Then comes an assessment of collateral effects and unintended consequences.
    • To ensure the proper result with little or no unintended collateral effects, we need greater precision with speed.
    1.3 (genealogy)
    (relative/descent)
    colateral
    Example sentences
    • Support is legally prescribed and required along descent, ascent, and collateral lines.
    • As for that of Herve de Lanrivain, I had only to apply to his collateral descendant for its subsequent details.
    • A major consequence of this was the drastic reduction of the casato's collateral lines (and, in the long run, the demographic decline of the aristocracy).
    Example sentences
    • The use of contrast enhanced CT is much more specific and can demonstrate collateral veins.
    • The dorsal artery of the index finger may similarly, though more rarely, supply one or both of the collateral arteries of the adjacent sides of the thumb and index finger.
    • The MCL (medial collateral ligament) controls the knee's movement from side to side.

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