wait and see

Definition of "wait and see"
  1. A principle in property law that delays the determination of the legitimacy of a future interest that is still in the process of vesting, such as a contingent remainder, until it becomes evident whether or not the interest will vest within a specific timeframe
How to use "wait and see" in a sentence
  1. The wait and see approach was applied to delay the determination of the legitimacy of the future interest in property.
  2. Under the wait and see doctrine, the court postponed confirming the future interest's validity until it was clear it would vest within the allowable period.
  3. Using the wait and see mechanism, the outcome of the future interest was delayed until the vesting conditions were clear.

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