antichresis

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin antichresis, from Ancient Greek ἀντίχρησις (antíkhrēsis).

Noun[edit]

antichresis (plural antichreses)

  1. (civil law) An agreement by which a debtor gives a creditor the use of real property to be able to pay interest and principal of the debt.

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