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mortgage

Pronunciation: /ˈmɔːrgɪdʒ; ˈmɔːgɪdʒ/

Translation of mortgage in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (charge) hipoteca (feminine); (loan) préstamo (masculine) or crédito (masculine) hipotecario, hipoteca (feminine) to pay off a mortgage terminar de pagar una hipoteca, redimir una hipoteca [formal] we've paid off the mortgage on the house hemos terminado de pagar la hipoteca or el préstamo or el crédito de la casamortgage on sth to take out a mortgage on a property hipotecar* una propiedad we've taken out a second mortgage on the house hemos rehipotecado la casa (before noun/delante del nombre) mortgage arrears atrasos (masculine plural) en el pago de la hipoteca mortgage loan préstamo (masculine) hipotecario mortgage payment pago (masculine) de la hipoteca
    Example sentences
    • I own my home with a small amount outstanding on the mortgage.
    • The standard policy reduces the amount covered as the mortgage is paid off so it is cheaper than a level term, which is one constant sum assured for the life of the policy.
    • Much of the sharp rise is being driven by rising house prices, with more than €1 billion in mortgages borrowed each month.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [house/land] hipotecar* they've mortgaged the country's future han hipotecado el futuro del país

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