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disentail

[ dis-en-teyl ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈteɪl /
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verb (used with object) Law.
to free (an estate) from entail.
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Origin of disentail

First recorded in 1635–45; dis-1 + entail

OTHER WORDS FROM disentail

dis·en·tail·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disentail

disentail
/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈteɪl) property law /

verb
to free (an estate) from entail
noun
the act of disentailing; disentailment

Derived forms of disentail

disentailment, noun
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