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usufructuary

[ yoo-zoo-fruhk-choo-er-ee, -soo-, yooz-yoo-, yoos- ]
/ 藢yu z蕣藞fr蕦k t蕛u藢蓻r i, -s蕣-, 藢yuz y蕣-, 藢yus- /
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adjective
of, relating to, or of the nature of usufruct.
noun, plural u路su路fruc路tu路ar路ies.
a person who has a usufruct property.
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Origin of usufructuary

1610鈥20; <Late Latin 奴s奴fr奴ctu膩rius, equivalent to 奴s奴fr奴ctu(s) usufruct + -膩rius-ary

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How to use usufructuary in a sentence

  • Hence it follows that no human being, so long as transactions are free, can ever cease to be the usufructuary of these gifts.

  • Every occupant is, then, necessarily a possessor or usufructuary,鈥攁 function which excludes proprietorship.

    What is Property?|P. J. Proudhon
  • Now some hold these privileges by a full right of property, some by an usufructuary, and others by a temporary right.

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