freehold

  • 1 freehold — free‧hold [ˈfriːhəʊld ǁ hoʊld] noun [countable, uncountable] PROPERTY LAW complete ownership of a building or land for an unlimited time: • Residential leaseholders living in blocks of flats have the right to acquire the freehold of their block… …

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  • 2 freehold — free·hold / frē ˌhōld/ n [translation of Anglo French frank tenement freehold estate]: a tenure of real property the duration of which cannot be determined and by which an estate in fee simple or fee tail or for life is held; also: an estate held …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Freehold — may refer to:*Fee simple: interest in real property, as opposed to leasehold *Freehold (Scots law): a term similar to fee simple , but not identical in meaning. *customary freehold, privileged copyhold or copyhold of frank tenure. ;Places *places …

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  • 4 Freehold — Freehold, NJ U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 10976 Housing Units (2000): 3821 Land area (2000): 1.995230 sq. miles (5.167623 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.995230 sq. miles… …

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  • 5 Freehold, NJ — U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 10976 Housing Units (2000): 3821 Land area (2000): 1.995230 sq. miles (5.167623 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.995230 sq. miles (5.167623 sq. km)… …

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  • 6 Freehold — Free hold , n. (Lw) An estate in real property, of inheritance (in fee simple or fee tail) or for life; or the tenure by which such estate is held. Kent. Burrill. [1913 Webster] {To abate into a freehold}. See under {Abate}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 freehold — [frē′hōld΄] n. [ME fre holde, after Anglo Fr franc tenement] 1. an estate in land held for life or with the right to pass it on through inheritance: distinguished from LEASEHOLD 2. the holding of an estate, office, etc., in this way adj. of or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Freehold — (spr. Friehold), 1) Städtischer Bezirk mit Postamt (Post township) in der Grafschaft Monmouth des Staates New Jersey; 2800 Ew.; 2) Postort darin u. Hauptort der Grafschaft; 6 Kirchen, Bank, Akademie, 3 Zeitungen; Zweigbahn zum Anschluß an die… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 9 Freehold — (spr. frihohld), in England ein freies Lehn; davon Freeholders, die wahlberechtigten brit. Grundbesitzer …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 10 freehold — early 15c. (implied in freeholder), translating Anglo Fr. fraunc tenement; see FREE (Cf. free) (adj.) + HOLD (Cf. hold) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 freehold — ► NOUN 1) permanent and absolute tenure of land or property with freedom to dispose of it at will. 2) chiefly Brit. a piece of land or property held by such tenure. DERIVATIVES freeholder noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 12 freehold — An estate for life or in fee. Intermountain Realty Co. v. Allen, 60 Idaho 228, 90 P.2d 704, 706. @ freehold estate A freehold estate is a right of title to land. Cohn v. Litwin, 311 Ill.App. 55, 35 N.E.2d 410, 413. An estate in land or other real …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 freehold — An estate for life or in fee. Intermountain Realty Co. v. Allen, 60 Idaho 228, 90 P.2d 704, 706. @ freehold estate A freehold estate is a right of title to land. Cohn v. Litwin, 311 Ill.App. 55, 35 N.E.2d 410, 413. An estate in land or other real …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 14 freehold — free|hold [ˈfri:həuld US hould] n [U and C] BrE law when you completely own a building or piece of land for an unlimited time →↑leasehold ▪ They bought the freehold of their house. >freehold adj ▪ a freehold property >freehold adv ▪ The… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 Freehold — Free|hold 〈[fri:hoʊld] n. 15; in England; früher〉 Grundbesitz, der keinem Lehnsherr unterstellt war [<engl. freehold property „freier Grundbesitz“] * * * Freehold   [ friːhəʊld] das, (s), englisches Recht: das Eigentumsrecht an Grundstücken,… …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 16 freehold — [[t]fri͟ːhoʊld[/t]] freeholds 1) N VAR If you have the freehold of a building or piece of land, it is yours for life and there are no conditions regarding your ownership. People owning leasehold homes will be given a new right to buy the freehold …

    English dictionary

  • 17 freehold — noun (C, U) complete ownership of a building for an unlimited time: They ve bought the freehold of their house. freehold adjective : The flat is a freehold property. freehold adverb compare leasehold …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 freehold — I UK [ˈfriːhəʊld] / US [ˈfrɪˌhoʊld] noun [countable] Word forms freehold : singular freehold plural freeholds an arrangement in which someone completely owns a building or a piece of land • See: leasehold II UK [ˈfriːhəʊld] / US [ˈfrɪˌhoʊld]… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 freehold — /free hohld /, Law. 1. an estate in land, inherited or held for life. n. 2. a form of tenure by which an estate is held in fee simple, fee tail, or for life. adj. 3. pertaining to, of the nature of, or held by freehold. [1375 1425; late ME… …

    Universalium

  • 20 Freehold — Original name in latin Freehold Name in other language Borough de Freehold, Freehold Borough State code US Continent/City America/New York longitude 40.26011 latitude 74.27376 altitude 58 Population 12052 Date 2011 05 14 …

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