permanent abode

permanent abode
A domicil or home. Anderson v Pifer, 315 Ill 164, 146 NE 171, 37 ALR 134. A home, which a party may leave as interest or whim may dictate, but which he has no present intention to abandon. Sullivan v Detroit, Ypsilanti & Ann Arbor Railway Co. 135 Mich 661, 98 NW 756.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • permanent abode — n. A fixed residence; a long term home that the resident intends to stay in indefinitely. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • abode — A dwelling place; a residence. Central Mfrs. Mut. Ins. Co. v Friedman, 213 Ark 9, 209 SW2d 102, 1 ALR2d 557. Sometimes, but not necessarily, synonymous with domicil. 25 Am J2d Dom § 4. The term abode or usual place of abode is often synonymous… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • permanent — Continuing or enduring in the same state, status, place, or the like, without fundamental or marked change, not subject to fluctuation, or alteration, fixed or intended to be fixed; lasting; abiding; stable; not temporary or transient. Hiatt v.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Permanent residency — refers to a person s visa status: the person is allowed to reside indefinitely within a country despite not having citizenship. A person with such status is known as a permanent resident. Countries with permanent residency systems Not every… …   Wikipedia

  • abode — In the meaning ‘a dwelling place’, abode is falling into disuse except in two fixed expressions: (of) no fixed abode, used of someone without a permanent address, and right of abode, especially as applied to citizens of Hong Kong who sought the… …   Modern English usage

  • abode — a‧bode [əˈbəʊd ǁ əˈboʊd] noun [countable usually singular] formal LAW the place where someone lives: • He has the right of abode in the UK (= he has the right to live there ) . * * * …   Financial and business terms

  • abode — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ humble (humorous) ▪ Welcome to my humble abode. VERB + ABODE ▪ take up your (formal or humorous) ▪ I had been invited to take up my abode at Go …   Collocations dictionary

  • abode — a|bode1 [əˈbəud US əˈboud] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: abide] 1.) formal someone s home sometimes used humorously ▪ Welcome to my humble abode. ▪ a homeless person with no fixed abode (=no permanent home) 2.) right of abode law the right to live… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • abode — 1 noun (C) formal or humorous someone s home: Welcome to my humble abode. | of no fixed abode (=having no permanent home) 2 the past tense of abide …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • abode — a|bode [ ə boud ] noun count FORMAL the place where you live: RESIDENCE of no fixed abode BRITISH LEGAL without a permanent home …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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