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Related to pledgee: pledgor, pledger


1. A person to whom something is pledged.
2. A person who receives a pledge of goods or personal property as security.


1. (Law) a person to whom a pledge is given
2. (Law) a person to whom property is delivered as a pledge



a person to whom something is pledged.
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Noun1.pledgee - someone to whom a pledge is made or someone with whom something is deposited as a pledge
adult, grownup - a fully developed person from maturity onward
pawnbroker - a person who lends money at interest in exchange for personal property that is deposited as security
References in periodicals archive ?
Similar to conventional pawn-broking, the borrower must pledge a valuable asset as a collateral on the loan, hence the terms pledger (rahin), pledgee (murtahin, the lender) and the pledge (rahn).
1 SCC: "Except where otherwise provided by law, chattels may be pledged only by the transfer of possession of the pledged chattel to the pledgee.
In case the customer fails to meet his debt obligation, the bank as pledgee can dispose of the gold bar/jewellery at market value to recoup the customer's outstanding debt.
This permits any "legal holder of the indebtedness, a pledgee, an agent or a trustee" to foreclose on a defaulting borrower.
this time the legislator expressly provides that, regarding the transported goods, the carrier enjoys the rights of a pledgee.
The mentioned edition of the PEICL emphasises that this is usually the case when the third party benefits from the cover, for example, either directly as the insured, or indirectly as the pledgee.
1923) (bank to whom note had been pledged by its holder to secure another obligation had standing, as pledgee, to sue to enforce the note).
non-shareholder pledgee to become a stockholder in place of the original
97) Further, an Indian domestic bank cannot hold shares in a company--whether as pledgee, mortgagee, or absolute owner-exceeding 30% of the company.
Since the mezzanine lender is a (direct or indirect) pledgee of the equity in the mortgage borrower, the title insurance available to mezzanine lenders is via an endorsement to the owner's policy (the owner is the mortgage borrower and if the mezzanine lender were to exercise its remedies and succeed to the ownership interest in its collateral under its equity pledge, it would become the owner/mortgage borrower).
The debt office has therefore required the Stockholm court to confirm that it sold CIB and MM as owner and not as a pledgee, which is important for calculating any compensation attributable to the former owner.