preemption right

noun

Definition of preemption right

: a right of preemption specifically : a right given by public land laws whereby a citizen may claim and buy under stated conditions a portion not exceeding 160 acres of public land

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“Preemption right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/preemption%20right. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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