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1. lien

noun. ['ˈliːn'] the right to take another's property if an obligation is not discharged.

Synonyms

  • landlord's lien
  • artisan's lien
  • mechanic's lien
  • general lien
  • judgment lien
  • security interest
  • warehouseman's lien

Etymology

  • lien (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ligamen (Latin)

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How do you pronounce lien?

Pronounce lien as lin.

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Example sentences of the word lien


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the owner does not pay for the work, the worker can take steps to enforce the lien.

2. lien

noun. ['ˈliːn'] a large dark-red oval organ on the left side of the body between the stomach and the diaphragm; produces cells involved in immune responses.

Synonyms

  • lymphatic tissue
  • arteria lienalis
  • vena lienalis
  • spleen
  • lymphoid tissue
  • systema lymphaticum
  • splenic vein
  • splenic artery
  • lymphatic system

Etymology

  • lien (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • ligamen (Latin)
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