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freehold

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noun free·hold \ˈfrē-ˌhōld\

Definition of freehold

  1. 1 :  a tenure of real property by which an estate in fee simple or fee tail or an estate for life is held; also :  an estate held by such tenure — compare fee 1

  2. 2 British :  an estate held in fee simple

freehold adjective or adverb
freeholder play \-ˌhōl-dər\ noun



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freehold

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noun free·hold \ˈfrē-ˌhōld\

Legal Definition of freehold

  1. :  a tenure of real property the duration of which cannot be determined and by which an estate in fee simple or fee tail or for life is held; also :  an estate held by such tenure — compare leasehold

freehold adjective or adverb


Origin of freehold

translation of Anglo-French frank tenement freehold estate


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