legal servitude

Definition of "legal servitude"
  1. A restriction placed on the use of a property according to the law, known as a predial servitude
How to use "legal servitude" in a sentence
  1. The local legislature passed an ordinance creating a legal servitude on waterfront properties to protect the local wetlands.
  2. She had to consult with a property lawyer to understand the legal servitude affecting her newly bought house.
  3. The farmers were upset about the newly enacted legal servitude, which restricted their irrigation practices.

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