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Encumber

encumber


also
in·cum·ber
[in-kəm-bər]

vt
-bered
-ber·ing
: to burden with a claim (as a mortgage or lien) [ed the land with a mineral lease]



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.