- A public officer who continues in office after the expiration of the term for which appointed or elected, sometimes by re-election or re-appointment, sometimes for want of a successor, sometimes under color of right or title but without legal authority. 43 Am J1st Pub Of § 484. A tenant under a lease who continues in possession without the consent of the landlord after the expiration of the term of the lease. See holding over.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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hold over — vi: to remain in a position or condition one who holds over in possession of a building after the expiration of a term of years B. N. Cardozo hold·over n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 … Law dictionary
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