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.
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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)
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repossession

noun
The act of getting back or regaining:
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Translations

repossession

[ˌriːpəˈzeʃən] Nrecuperación f (de un artículo no pagado)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

repossession

[ˌriːpəˈzɛʃən] n [house, goods] → saisie frepossession order nordre m de reprise de possession
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

repossession

nWiederinbesitznahme f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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.
From the beginning, Norwood and Groves decided to leverage SaaS technology to advance the repossession and remarketing industry and experienced 84% YOY revenue growth since 2013.
Legal hurdles to the new repossession law have arisen after local courts put the brakes on the supposedly faster process for banks to reduce non-performing loans (NPLs).
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.
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.
Avenel, NJ, January 25, 2014 --(PR.com)-- A new video from MBSi Capital Corp., in collaboration with CRIResource.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 0.07% - meaning fewer than one in 4,000 mortgaged properties were taken into possession by lenders.
Repossession of secured collateral is a fundamental component of the consumer credit industry.