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es•crow



Pronunciation: (
n.es'krō, i-skrō';
v.i-skrō', es'krō),
[key] Law.

n.
1. a contract, deed, bond, or other written agreement deposited with a third person, by whom it is to be delivered to the grantee or promisee on the fulfillment of some condition.
2. in escrow, in the keeping of a third person for delivery to a given party upon the fulfillment of some condition.

v.t.
to place in escrow: The home seller agrees to escrow the sum of $1000 with his attorney.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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