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 (môr′gĭ-jôr′, môr′gĭ-jər) also mort·gag·er (môr′gĭ-jər)
One that mortgages property, usually the nominal owner entitled to use of the property.
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(ˈmɔːɡɪdʒə; ˌmɔːɡɪˈdʒɔː) or


(Law) property law a person who borrows money by mortgaging his or her property to the lender as security
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or mort•gag•er

(ˈmɔr gə dʒər)

a person who mortgages property.
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a person who mortgages property or gives the property as security; the borrower in a mortgage transaction.
See also: Property and Ownership
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mortgagor - the person who gives a mortgage in return for money to be repaid; "we became mortgagors when the bank accepted our mortgage and loaned us the money to buy our new home"
debitor, debtor - a person who owes a creditor; someone who has the obligation of paying a debt
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[ˈmɔːrgɪdʒər] nemprunteur/euse m/f (sur hypothèque)mortice lock [ˈmɔːrtɪslɒk] nserrure f encastrée
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nHypothekenschuldner(in) m(f)
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[ˈmɔːgɪdʒəʳ] ndebitore m ipotecario
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