Rights and duties!

lien
(n)
leen
Meaning

legal claim on a property

1st Sample Sentence

When he declared bankruptcy, the court put a lien on his house.

Root

ligare (to bind, tie) (Latin)

Mnemonics

sounds like lion. a lion is the king of the jungle and can thus legally claim any part of the jungle!! when you have to show your right on your property you say 'this property "lie in" my name.

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