antichresis definition

  • noun:
    • In civil-law, an understanding where the debtor offers their creditor the usage land or (previously) slaves, to be able thereby to pay the interest and principal of their debt.
    • In civil-law, an agreement in which the debtor gives their creditor the employment of land or (previously) slaves, so as therefore to pay for the attention and principal of their financial obligation.

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