incumbrance definition

  • noun:
    • A burden; something must certanly be held.
    • a pastime, appropriate, burden, or obligation mounted on a title of land, like a lien or mortgage.
    • A burdensome and problematic load; whatever impedes movement or activity, or renders challenging or laborious; clog; obstacle; barrier; check.
    • a weight or charge upon home; a claim or lien upon an estate, that may diminish its worth.
    • See encumbrance, encumbrancer.
    • any obstruction that impedes or perhaps is burdensome
    • an onerous or hard issue
    • a charge against residential property (as a lien or mortgage)

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