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foreclose
Used in
Hard Times
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  • The bank had foreclosed a mortgage effected on the property thus pleasantly situated, by one of the Coketown magnates, who, in his determination to make a shorter cut than usual to an enormous fortune, overspeculated himself by about two hundred thousand pounds.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: foreclose the possibility
as in: foreclose on the loan
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