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Meaning of ESCROW

Pronunciation:  'eskrow

 
Matching Terms:  escrod, escrol, escrow funds

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 Definition: 

An arrangement where something (generally money or documents) is held in trust ("in escrow") by a trusted third party until certain agreed conditions are met. In computing the term is used for key escrow and also for source code escrow.

 
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 Related Terms: bail, bond, earnest, earnest money, gage, handsel, hock, hostage, mainprise, pawn, pignus, pledge, recognizance, replevin, replevy, surety, token payment, undertaking, vadimonium, vadium
 

 

 

 

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