dominium directum

dominium di·​rec·​tum | \ -də̇ˈrektəm, -ˌdīˈ- \

Definition of dominium directum

Roman & feudal law : the general ownership of property of one holding the title

called also superiority

contrasted with dominium utile

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History and Etymology for dominium directum

Latin, direct ownership

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“Dominium directum.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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