tenancy for a term

tenancy for a term
See estate for years

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • tenancy for a term — See estate for years …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenancy for years — An interest arising from a lease, contract, or agreement for the possession of lands or tenements for a definite period of time. A tenancy under a lease whereby the landlord contracts to grant the possession and enjoyment of land, or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tenancy — ten·an·cy / te nən sē/ n pl cies 1: the holding of or a mode of holding an estate in property: a: a form of ownership of property: tenure b: the temporary possession or occupancy of property that belongs to another holdover tenancy …   Law dictionary

  • term — n often attrib 1: a specified period of time the policy term 2: the whole period for which an estate is granted; also: the estate itself 3 a: the period in which the powers of a court may be validly exercised b …   Law dictionary

  • tenancy — A tenancy involves an interest in realty which passes to the tenant, and a possession exclusive even of that of landlord, except as lease permits landlord s entry, and saving his right to enter to demand rent or to make repairs. Layton v. A. I.… …   Black's law dictionary

  • tenancy — noun a) The occupancy of property etc, under a lease, or by paying rent. b) The period of occupancy by a tenant. See Also: co tenancy , fixed term tenancy, holdover tenancy, joint tenancy with right of survivorship, periodic tenancy, tenancy at… …   Wiktionary

  • tenancy in fee — A tenancy under a lease for a term, renewable forever, but subject to termination for nonpayment of the rent reserved, the interest of the lessee being that of a base, qualified, or determinable fee. Smith v Improvement Dist. 108 Ark 141, 156 SW… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • term of years — A period of years. As used in a statute providing for increased punishment of any person upon a conviction after a previous conviction for an offense punishable by imprisonment for a term of years, a minimum of two years. 25 Am J1st Habit Cr § 2 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • term for years — See estate for years; tenancy for years …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • tenancy — ten‧an‧cy [ˈtenənsi] noun tenancies PLURALFORM LAW PROPERTY 1. [countable, uncountable] an agreement which gives someone the right to use a building, land etc for which they have paid rent: • The amount of rent you have to pay will depend on the… …   Financial and business terms

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