Adverse Possession

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Definition: A means of gaining title to real property by occupying it in an open and hostile manner contrary to the interests of the owner.

Pronunciation: ad-ˈvərs   pə-ze-shən

Used in a Sentence:   The occupant of the house tried to claim adverse possession because he had lived there for several years and had been paying the taxes on the property.

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