Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

revolving credit
a consumer credit line that can be used up to a certain limit or paid down at any time
 
public domain
property rights that are held by the public at large
 
severalty
exclusive individual ownership
 
unearned revenue
(accounting) income received but not yet earned (usually considered a current liability on a company's balance sheet)
 
ransom money
money demanded for the return of a captured person
 
reserve assets
capital held back from investment in order to meet probable or possible demands
 
jointure
(law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower
 
chequebook
a book issued to holders of checking accounts
 
equalizing dividend
a dividend paid to compensate shareholders for losses resulting from a change in the dividend schedule
 
wherewithal
the necessary means (especially financial means)
 
loan participation
a loan that is shared by a group of banks that join to make a loan too big for any one of them alone
 
travel and entertainment account
an account to which salespersons or executives can charge travel and entertainment expenses
 
implied trust
a trust inferred by operation of law
 
stocking stuffer
a small Christmas present included in the Christmas stocking
 
quid pro quo
something for something; that which a party receives (or is promised) in return for something he does or gives or promises
 
capital stock
the book value of the outstanding shares of a corporation
 
matching funds
funds that will be supplied in an amount matching the funds available from other sources
 
Bermuda plan
a hotel plan that provides a full breakfast daily
 
things
any movable possession (especially articles of clothing)
 
bank loan
a loan made by a bank; to be repaid with interest on or before a fixed date
 
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