Definitions of "survivorship"
  1. The ability of one or more individuals sharing joint possession to claim the belongings of a deceased joint tenant
  2. The condition or life status of a person who has survived or outlived another person or event
How to use "survivorship" in a sentence
  1. The house went to Martha by survivorship because she outlived the other joint tenant.
  2. As per the survivorship principle, David obtained the full ownership of the car after the death of his co-owner.
  3. The survivorship clause in their agreement allowed Mary to gain full control over the business after her partner's passing.

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