Amotion

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Definition: Amotion


Quick Summary of Amotion


Putting out; removal; taking away; dispossession of lands.




Full Definition of Amotion


Amotion essentially means the deprivation of possession. The term has been used to describe a wrongful seizure of personal chattels.

The most common legal use of the word is in corporation law. In that context, amotion is the ousting of an officer from his or her post in the corporation prior to the end of the term for which the officer was appointed or elected, without taking away the person’s right to be a member of the corporation. It can be distinguished from¬†disfranchisement, which is the total expulsion of a corporation’s officer or official representative.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Amotion 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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