dominium directum

noun

dominium di·​rec·​tum
-də̇ˈrektəm,
-ˌdīˈ-
Roman & feudal law : the general ownership of property of one holding the title

called also superiority

contrasted with dominium utile

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Etymology

Latin, direct ownership

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“Dominium directum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dominium%20directum. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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