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conveyance

[ kuhn-vey-uhns ]
/ kənˈveɪ əns /
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noun

the act of conveying; transmission; communication.
a means of transporting, especially a vehicle, as a bus, airplane, or automobile.
Law.
  1. the transfer of property from one person to another.
  2. the instrument or document by which this is effected.

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Origin of conveyance

First recorded in 1495–1505; convey + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM conveyance

non·con·vey·ance, nounpre·con·vey·ance, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for conveyance

conveyance
/ (kənˈveɪəns) /

noun

the act of conveying
a means of transport
law
  1. a transfer of the legal title to property
  2. the document effecting such a transfer

Derived forms of conveyance

conveyancer, noun
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