jus accrescendi

Definition of "jus accrescendi"
  1. The principle of additional legal rights increasing or growing
How to use "jus accrescendi" in a sentence
  1. The jus accrescendi principle was invoked when dividing the deceased's property among the co-owners.
  2. When the heir was unable to claim, the jus accrescendi came into effect.
  3. Through jus accrescendi, the surviving joint tenant gained full rights over the property.

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