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Definition of "encumbered" []

  • Weighted down, loaded sufficiently to make slow. (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of encumber. (verb)

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Use "encumbered" in a sentence
  • "The other $500 billion is "encumbered" -- that's a nice way of saying that instead of being invested in "safe" ..."
  • "The other $500 billion is "encumbered" -- that's a nice way of saying that instead of being invested in"
  • "Lawyers for two Detroit pension funds filed papers with Delaware Chancery court late Monday arguing the scope of the plan and the limitations on its repeal "encumbered" the proxy contest."