life tenant

Definition of "life tenant"
  1. An individual with a life estate, meaning they have the right to use a property during their lifetime
How to use "life tenant" in a sentence
  1. The wealthy widow became a life tenant, living in her late husband's mansion until her own death.
  2. As a life tenant, he could live in the beach house until he passed away, but could not sell it.
  3. The life tenant in the apartment complex enjoyed his residence, but could not pass the property to his children through his will.

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