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Encumbrance 1100 Words You Need Week 30 Day 1

Encumbrance 1100 Words You Need

Encumbrance 1100 Words You Need Week 30 Day 1 with authentic materials, illustrated flashcards and text-to-speech for GRE, TOEFL & IELTS

/ɪnˈkʌm.brənts/ (noun)

a burden, weight or load that makes a task more difficult, hindrance, nuisance, impediment, handicap, strain, tax, inconvenience

An encumbrance is a claim against a property by a party that is not the owner. An encumbrance can impact the transferability of the property and restrict its free use until the encumbrance is lifted. The most common types of encumbrance apply to real estate; these include mortgages, easements, and property tax liens. Not all forms of encumbrance are financial, easements being an example of non-financial encumbrances. An encumbrance can also apply to personal – as opposed to real – property.

Source: https://www.investopedia.com/

Antonyms: help, assistance

Verb: encumber

Adjective: cumbersome

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