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pledge

(plej) a solemn statement of intention.
Nightingale pledge  a statement of principles for the nursing profession, formulated by a committee in 1893 and subscribed to by student nurses at the time of the capping ceremonies.
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Commercial banks also engage in such an activity because securitized assets are more pledgeable than the opaque and idiosyncratic loans they originally retain on the balance sheet.
Almeida and Campello (2007) document that asset tangibility increases borrowing capability, which in turn results in more investments in pledgeable assets.
For firms dependent on external funding, the role their assets can play as pledgeable collateral is important.
Very differently, receivables are pledgeable according to PRC Property Law.