Definitions

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  • n. One who hypothecates or pledges anything as security for the repayment of money borrowed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who hypothecates or pledges anything as security for the repayment of money borrowed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who pledges anything as security.

Etymologies

hypothecate +‎ -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • "Unjustifiable hypothecation" may be the same as stealing, but it would never excite one to be called "an unjustifiable hypothecator" as it does to be called a thief.

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