subtenancy

noun

sub·​ten·​an·​cy ˌsəb-ˈte-nən(t)-sē How to pronounce subtenancy (audio)
: the state of being a subtenant

Word History

First Known Use

1793, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subtenancy was in 1793

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Cite this Entry

“Subtenancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subtenancy. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

Legal Definition

subtenancy

noun
sub·​ten·​an·​cy ˌsəb-ˈte-nən-sē How to pronounce subtenancy (audio)
1
: the quality or state of being a subtenant
2
: the interest in property that one holds as a subtenant
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