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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Law A party entitled to receive an estate in reversion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A person who possesses the reversion to an estate or office.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements, after a particular estate granted is terminated.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements after a particular estate granted is determined: loosely applied in a general sense to any person entitled to any future estate in real or personal property.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (law) a party who is entitled to an estate in reversion

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