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life estate pur autre vie


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An estate in land which is given by a grantor to a party only for the duration of the life of a third party, and for which ownership will revert to another upon the death of that third party.


From life estate + French pour ("for"), autre ("another"), vie ("life"). (Wiktionary)


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