estate of inheritance

Definition of "estate of inheritance"
  1. A property that is capable of being passed down to descendants or heirs, as opposed to a living estate which is possessed only during one's lifetime
How to use "estate of inheritance" in a sentence
  1. The mansion was considered an estate of inheritance, designed to be passed from generation to generation.
  2. As an estate of inheritance, the farm remained in the same family for centuries.
  3. The trustee's job was to manage the estate of inheritance while the rightful heir was still a minor.

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