entire tenancy

Sole ownership; ownership which is neither joint nor in common.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • entire tenancy — A sole possession by one person, called severally, which is contrary to several tenancy, where a joint or common possession is in one or more …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenancy — A tenancy involves an interest in realty which passes to the tenant, and a possession exclusive even of that of landlord, except as lease permits landlord s entry, and saving his right to enter to demand rent or to make repairs. Layton v. A. I.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenancy — The occupancy of a tenant. Possession under right or title. A tenancy exists where one has let real estate to another, to hold of him as landlord. When duly created and the tenant put into possession, he is the owner of an estate for the time… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tenancy by the entirety — see tenancy Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. tenancy by the entirety …   Law dictionary

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  • Tenancy By The Entirety — A type of concurrent estate in real property that is unique in that it occurs where the owners of property are husband and wife. Each spouse has an equal and undivided interest in the property. In essence, each owns the entire estate. In the… …   Investment dictionary

  • tenancy from year to year — a tenancy in which the property is held for a year and upon the condition that the tenancy cannot be determined by either party alone except at the end of any number of entire years from the time of its beginning …   Useful english dictionary

  • joint tenancy — Law. a holding of property, either real or personal, by two or more persons with each sharing the undivided interest, the entire tenancy passing to the survivor or survivors. Cf. tenancy in common. * * * …   Universalium

  • joint tenancy — see tenancy Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. joint tenancy …   Law dictionary

  • joint tenancy — n. ownership of property by two or more persons, each having an undivided interest in the entire property and SURVIVORSHIP (sense 2) joint tenant n …   English World dictionary

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