jus accrescendi

noun

jus ac·​cres·​cen·​di
-ˌa-krə-ˈsen-ˌdī, -ˌä-krā-ˈsken-dē
: a right of accrual
specifically : right of survivorship compare accretion

Word History

Etymology

Latin, literally, right of increasing

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“Jus accrescendi.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/jus%20accrescendi. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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