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reversioner

[ ri-vur-zhuh-ner, -shuh- ]
/ rɪˈvɜr ʒə nər, -ʃə- /
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noun Law.

a person who possesses a reversion.

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Origin of reversioner

First recorded in 1605–15; reversion + -er1
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Example sentences from the Web for reversioner

  • Rumour has long since pointed to the Advocates' Library at Edinburgh as the ultimate reversioner.

    The Book-Collector|William Carew Hazlitt

British Dictionary definitions for reversioner

reversioner
/ (rɪˈvɜːʃənə) /

noun

property law a person entitled to an estate in reversionCompare remainderman
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