- adj. 并行的；旁系的；附属的
- n. 抵押品；[法] 担保品；旁系亲属
col-, 强调。-later, 边，词源同lateral. 即放在旁边作为抵押物品的。
- collateral (adj.)
- late 14c., "accompanying," also "descended from the same stock," from Old French collateral (13c.), from Medieval Latin collateralis "accompanying," literally "side by side," from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + lateralis "of the side," from latus "a side" (see oblate (n.)). Literal sense of "parallel, along the side of" attested in English from mid-15c. Related: Collaterally.
- collateral (n.)
- 16c., "colleague, associate," from collateral (adj.). Meaning "thing given as security" is from 1832, American English, from phrase collateral security (1720).
- 1. Most people here cannot borrow from banks because they lack collateral.
- 2. To minimize collateral damage maximum precision in bombing was required.
- 3. I would rather loan a million dollars on character than on any other collateral in the world.
- 4. Res judicata and collateral estoppel may also limit an agency's discretion.
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- 5. Many people use personal assets as collateral for small business loans.
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