survivorship

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noun sur·vi·vor·ship \-ˈvī-vər-ˌship\

Definition of survivorship

  1. 1 :  the legal right of the survivor of persons having joint interests in property to take the interest of the person who has died

  2. 2 :  the state of being a survivor :  survival

  3. 3 :  the probability of surviving to a particular age; also :  the number or proportion of survivors (as of an age group or population)

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First Known Use of survivorship

circa 1625


Medical Dictionary

survivorship

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noun sur·vi·vor·ship \-ˈvī-vər-ˌship\

Medical Definition of survivorship

  1. 1:  the state of being a survivor quality of life in long-term survivorship (five years or longer) of patients who have experienced breast cancer

  2. 2:  the probability of surviving to a particular age; also :  the number or proportion of survivors (as of an age group)


Law Dictionary

survivorship

noun sur·vi·vor·ship

Legal Definition of survivorship

  1. 1 :  the right of one or more joint tenants who have survived another to take the interest of the person who has died

  2. 2 :  the state of being a survivor


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