[ yoo-zuh-key-pee-on, -suh- ]
/ ˌyu zəˈkeɪ piˌɒn, -sə- /
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noun Roman Law.
the acquisition of property through long, undisturbed possession.
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Also u·su·cap·tion [yoo-zuh-kap-shuhn, -suh-]. /ˌyu zəˈkæp ʃən, -sə-/.
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Usucapion did not lose its advantages till the reforms of Justinian.Ancient Law|Sir Henry James Sumner Maine