Lien in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Lien

a claim to the possession of another until a debt is settled

Examples of Lien in a sentence

The bank has a lien on the truck until the buyer fulfills his financial obligations.  🔊

Since Alvin refuses to make his child support payments, the government has issued a lien on his salary.  🔊

Bill will have a lien on his house until he pays his federal taxes.  🔊

Because Gerald owes money to the finance company, his car still has a lien on it.  🔊

The creditor will not remove its lien from the yacht until the actor pays his debts.  🔊

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