subtenancy

noun sub·ten·an·cy \ ˌsəb-ˈte-nən(t)-sē \

Definition of subtenancy

: the state of being a subtenant

First Known Use of subtenancy

1793

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subtenancy

noun sub·ten·an·cy \ ˌsəb-ˈte-nən-sē \

legal Definition of subtenancy

1 : the quality or state of being a subtenant
2 : the interest in property that one holds as a subtenant

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