adverse enjoyment – possession or use of land under a claim of right against the property owner

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n. (16c)

1. To have, possess, and use (something) with satisfaction; to occupy or have the benefit of (property).

n. (16c)

1. Possession and use, especially of rights or property.

2. The exercise of a right.

Various Forms of Enjoyment:

adverse enjoyment (18c) 1. Possession or use of land under a claim of right against the property owner.

beneficial enjoyment (18c) The possession and benefit of land or other property, but without legal title.

present enjoyment (18c) The immediate possession and use of land or other property.

quiet enjoyment (18c) The possession of land with the assurance that the possession will not be disturbed by a superior title.
     See covenant for quiet enjoyment under COVENANT (4). [1]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition
by Jack Ballantine 
(James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.


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