Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The right of succession to property according to age; primogeniture: so called in some of the countries of Europe.
  • noun In France, property, landed or funded, which might be reserved by persons holding hereditary titles, and attached to the title so as to descend with it inalienably.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The right of succession to property according to age; -- so termed in some of the countries of continental Europe.
  • noun (French Law) Property, landed or funded, so attached to a title of honor as to descend with it.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun law property that descends with a title

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The majorat (entail) doesn't exist in France, and as the fortunes must always be divided among the children, it becomes more and more difficult to keep up the large places.

    Chateau and Country Life in France

  • Immediately on the endowment of a Majorat, and on the production of letters-patent, the titulary will be entered in the great-book of the public debt, for an unalienable revenue, according to the amount of his majorat.

    Memoirs To Illustrate The History Of My Time Volume 1

  • FMI a majorat ţinta de inflaţie pentru România, de la 3,5% la 7,9%, după creşterea TVA

    ZF - Banci si Asigurari

  • La multi ani Profm, mai aveti un an pana la majorat!

    Orlando

  • FMI a majorat ţinta de inflaţie pentru România, de la 3,5% la 7,9%, după creşterea TVA

    ZF - Banci si Asigurari

  • La multi ani Profm, mai aveti un an pana la majorat!

    Orlando

  • FMI a majorat ţinta de inflaţie pentru România, de la 3,5% la 7,9%, după creşterea TVA

    ZF - Banci si Asigurari

  • La multi ani Profm, mai aveti un an pana la majorat!

    Orlando

  • FMI a majorat ţinta de inflaţie pentru România, de la 3,5% la 7,9%, după creşterea TVA

    ZF - Banci si Asigurari

  • Operatorul magazinelor de discount Profi, compania Profi Rom Food, controlata de grupul franco-belgian Louis Delhaize, a majorat estimarea pentru cifra de afaceri din 2007 la 100 mil. euro, fata de 44,5 mil. euro in 2006, dupa achizitia retelei

    ZF

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