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me·chan·ic's lien

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  1. mechanic's liennoun

    lien to secure payment for work and materials in erecting or repairing a building or other structure


  1. mechanic's lien

    A mechanic's lien is a legal claim against a property by a contractor, subcontractor, supplier, or worker who has provided labor or materials for work on that property. It is a security interest in the title to property for the benefit of those who have supplied labor or materials that improve the property. It ensures they are paid for their work or supplies, and if payment is not received, they may sell the property to recover their costs. The laws regarding mechanic's liens vary by jurisdiction.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mechanic's lien in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mechanic's lien in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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