Definition of "lien"
  1. A legal claim by a creditor to seize a debtor's property if the debt isn't settled
How to use "lien" in a sentence
  1. After failing to pay his property taxes, a lien was placed on his home.
  2. In order to recover the debt, the contractor placed a lien on the client's house.
  3. She failed to make her car loan payments on time, resulting in a lien on her vehicle.

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