repossession


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re·pos·sess

 (rē′pə-zĕs′)
tr.v. re·pos·sessed, re·pos·sess·ing, re·pos·sess·es
1.
a. To regain possession of.
b. To reclaim possession of for failure to make payments due.
2. To give back possession to.

re′pos·ses′sion (-zĕsh′ən) n.
re′pos·ses′sor n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.repossession - the action of regaining possession (especially the seizure of collateral securing a loan that is in default)
recovery, retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

repossession

noun
The act of getting back or regaining:
Translations

repossession

[ˌriːpəˈzeʃən] Nrecuperación f (de un artículo no pagado)

repossession

[ˌriːpəˈzɛʃən] n [house, goods] → saisie frepossession order nordre m de reprise de possession

repossession

nWiederinbesitznahme f
References in classic literature ?
This tale was originally fabricated as a means of annoyance against one who hurt your trade and half cudgelled you to death, and to enable you to obtain repossession of a half-dead drudge, whom you wished to regain, because, while you wreaked your vengeance on him for his share in the business, you knew that the knowledge that he was again in your power would be the best punishment you could inflict upon your enemy.
In one such case, HSBC continued with a repossession after learning that an initial attempt was unsuccessful because guards would not allow the repo truck to enter a secured military post in Indiana, where the car was located.
Repossession rates on buy-to-let mortgages tend to be higher than on owner-occupied loans, because lenders tend to make particularly strong efforts to help owner-occupiers keep a roof over their head.
Repossession rates on buy-to-let mortgages tend to be higher than on owner-occupied loans because lenders make particularly strong efforts to help owner-occupiers keep a roof over their head.
The CML figures revealed that out of a total of 5,000 repossessions, 1,100 were on buy-to-let mortgages, which represented a slightly higher repossession rate of 0.
FOUR homes are at risk every day in Coventry as families face threats of repossession and eviction.
THE number of new mortgage repossession cases coming before the courts here is the lowest since 2007.
As lenders continue to compete for loans, Ledbetter said he expects to see an increase in both repossession and skip- type losses.
com, puts to rest some grave misconceptions about how the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is engaging the repossession industry.
The Council of Mortgage Lenders (CML) said the repossession rate remained at 0.
Repossession of secured collateral is a fundamental component of the consumer credit industry.
ULSTER Bank has begun sending out repossession notices to mortgage holders in arrears.