[ dis-en-teyl ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈteɪl /
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verb (used with object) Law.
to free (an estate) from entail.
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OTHER WORDS FROM disentaildis·en·tail·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for disentail
/ (ˌdɪsɪnˈteɪl) property law /
to free (an estate) from entail
the act of disentailing; disentailment
Derived forms of disentaildisentailment, noun
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