1. (legal claim of another's property) 
The carrier has filed for a possessory lien for unpaid freight.El transportista ha entablado un derecho de retención por carga impagada.
The bank will have a lien on my house until I repay my loans.El banco tendrá un gravamen sobre mi casa hasta que yo pague mis préstamos.
lien [lɪən]
derecho (m) de retención;on de
banker's lien gravamen (m) bancario; general lien embargo (m) preventivo; gravamen (m) general; vendor's lien gravamen (m) del vendedor
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