Definition of "choate"
  1. This is a term that denotes a situation where something is fully completed and takes priority over any future legal claims against it
How to use "choate" in a sentence
  1. After paying off his mortgage, the homeowner's right to his property became choate, preventing any future creditors from claiming rights to it.
  2. Upon the final signing of the contract, the firm's entitlement to the property became choate, prevailing over any later legal challenges.
  3. The decision concerning the inheritance was rendered choate once all conditions were satisfied, making it immune to any subsequent liens.

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