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cram down
 n.— «if a debtor owned a car for which the loan was worth more than the car itself, the court was allowed to do what’s called a “cram down”—or matching the debt to the car’s value.» —“Just Creeping Along” by Andy Meek Memphis Daily News (Tennessee) Jan. 11, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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