See mortmain; mortmain statutes.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Admortization — Ad*mor ti*za tion, n. [LL. admortizatio. Cf. {Amortization}.] (Law) The reducing or lands or tenements to mortmain. See {Mortmain}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • admortization — Amortization. Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations …   Law dictionary

  • admortization — /aedmortazeyshan/ In feudal customs, the reduction of property of lands or tenements to mortmain …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Amortization — A*mor ti*za tion, n. [LL. amortisatio, admortizatio. See {Amortize}, and cf. {Admortization}.] 1. (Law) The act or right of alienating lands to a corporation, which was considered formerly as transferring them to dead hands, or in mortmain. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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