encumbrance(redirected from Encumberance)
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Law a burden or charge upon property, such as a mortgage or lien
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
A restriction on the use of real property, or an obligation to make a payment which is secured by real property and which does not prevent its conveyance.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.