life tenant

noun

Legal Definition of life tenant

: a tenant having possession of property for the duration of his or her life : one having a life estate in property

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“Life tenant.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/life%20tenant. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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