hostile possession

Definition of "hostile possession"
  1. Occupying a piece of real estate without the consent of others, notably the individual with legal title
How to use "hostile possession" in a sentence
  1. The squatter's hostile possession of the abandoned farmhouse went unnoticed for years.
  2. The company claimed hostile possession of the contested land, angering the local community.
  3. Despite the family's claim of ownership, the court ruled in favor of the plaintiff due to his hostile possession.

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