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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The person entitled to receive the reversion of an estate.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Law) One who has a reversion, or who is entitled to lands or tenements, after a particular estate granted is terminated.

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

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

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

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

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