word of limitation

Definition of "word of limitation"
  1. A term found in a will or deed that follows the name of the recipient and helps clarify the scope or type of property rights they are receiving
How to use "word of limitation" in a sentence
  1. The use of a word of limitation in the deed helped clarify the extent of ownership given to the recipient.
  2. Without the word of limitation, it would have been difficult to determine the exact nature of the estate being passed on.
  3. By employing a word of limitation in the document, it reduced potential ambiguity regarding the inheritance.

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