Tenancy At Sufferance

Definition:   an estate lawfully acquired for a temporary period of time but retained after a period of lawful possession has expired; nonfreehold estate

Pronunciation:   \ˈte-nən(t)-sē\  \ˈsə-f(ə-)rən(t)s\

Used in a Sentence:    When the tenant did not get permission to stay in the house after the end of his lease, it became a tenancy at sufferance.

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