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escrow

<security> An arrangement where something (generally money or documents) is held in trust ("in escrow") by a trusted third party until certain agreed conditions are met. In computing the term is used for key escrow and also for source code escrow.

(1999-12-14)

 


Nearby terms: escape sequence ESCD ESCON escrow ESD ESDI ESF
 

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