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dominium

[ duh-min-ee-uhm ]
/ dəˈmɪn i əm /
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noun Law.

complete power to use, to enjoy, and to dispose of property at will.

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Origin of dominium

1815–25; <Latin, equivalent to domin(us) lord, master + -ium-ium
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dominium

rarely dominion

/ (dəˈmɪnɪəm) /

noun

property law the ownership or right to possession of property, esp realty

Word Origin for dominium

C19: from Latin: property, ownership; see dominion
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