how to pronounce mortgage


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mortgage is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mortgage in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… no rent freeze no mortgage freeze and …”

meanings of mortgage


  1. State of being pledged.
  2. A special form of secured loan where the purpose of the loan must be specified to the lender, to purchase assets that must be fixed (not movable) property, such as a house or piece of farm land. The assets are registered as the legal property of the borrower but the lender can seize them and dispose of them if they are not satisfied with the manner in which the repayment of the loan is conducted by the borrower. Once the loan is fully repaid, the lender loses this right of seizure and the assets are then deemed to be unencumbered.


  1. To pledge and make liable; to make subject to obligation; to achieve an immediate result by paying for it in the long term.
  2. To borrow against a property, to obtain a loan for another purpose by giving away the right of seizure to the lender over a fixed property such as a house or piece of land; to pledge a property in order to get a loan.

mortgage frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mortgage occurs in english on average 13.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mortgage can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mortgage can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

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