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tr.v. se·cu·ri·tized, se·cu·ri·tiz·ing, se·cu·ri·tiz·es
To transfer (a group of loans, receivables, or other illiquid assets) to a separate company and issue tradable securities based on those assets.
se·cur′i·ti·za′tion (-tĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(Banking & Finance) finance the use of such securities as eurobonds to enable investors to lend directly to borrowers with a minimum of risk but without using banks as intermediaries
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