Adverse Use

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Definition: Adverse Use

Adverse Use

Full Definition of Adverse Use

A legal term for using or obtaining property owned by another individual or organization without permission of the owner. The term typically applies to the unauthorized use of easements, water rights, or other properties that are used without proper authorization or notification of the owner.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Adverse Use. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 08, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Adverse Use. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 08, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
Adverse Use. Retrieved December 08, 2021
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Adverse Use are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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