estate at sufferance

Definition of "estate at sufferance"
  1. This refers to the situation where an individual continues to live in or use a property even after their legal authority to do so has expired
How to use "estate at sufferance" in a sentence
  1. After the expiration of the lease agreement, the tenant became an estate at sufferance, continuing to reside on the property.
  2. If a renter refuses to leave the premises after being served an eviction notice, they're likely to become an estate at sufferance.
  3. The business remained an estate at sufferance, operating out of the rented office space despite the conclusion of the rental contract.

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