from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To buy (loans, such as mortgages) from lenders, arrange them in groups, and issue bonds on the groups.
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- v. To convert assets (typically oustanding loans or other receivables) to securities, usually by selling them with a discount to a financial intermediary, which pools them with other similar assets and sells further as securities to third-party investors.
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