disentail

[ dis-en-teyl ]
/ ˌdɪs ɛnˈteɪl /

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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