jus utendi

noun jus uten·di \¦jəsyüˈtendē, -ˌdī\

Definition of jus utendi

  1. :  a personal right or servitude of one gratuitously for the needs of himself and his family and without profit to make use of another's property without consuming it or destroying its substance or capacity for future profit

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Origin and Etymology of jus utendi

Latin, right of using


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