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Life tenant Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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life tenant
n : a tenant whose legal right to retain possession of buildings or lands lasts as long as they (or some other person) lives

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Noun
1. a tenant whose legal right to retain possession of buildings or lands lasts as long as they (or some other person) lives
(hypernym) tenant
Life tenant Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
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In common law and statutory law, a life estate is the ownership of land for the duration of a person's life. In legal terms it is an estate in real property that ends at death when ownership of the property may revert to the original owner, or it may pass to another person. The owner of a life estate is called a "life tenant".

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Life tenant Definition from Law Dictionaries & Glossaries
Duhaime.org Legal Dictionary
The beneficiary of a life estate. - (read more on Life tenant)
  
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