Contingent Remainder

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Definition: Contingent Remainder




What is the dictionary definition of Contingent Remainder?

Dictionary Definition


n. an interest, particularly in real estate property, which will go to a person or entity only upon a certain set of circumstances existing at the time the title-holder dies. Examples of those potential circumstances include surviving one’s brother or still operating the family farm next door.


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Contingent Remainder 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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