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Definition: Hereditament

Quick Summary of Hereditament

Any property (real or personal or mixed) that can be inherited.

What is the dictionary definition of Hereditament?

Dictionary Definition

n. any kind of property which can be inherited. This is old-fashioned language still found in some wills and deeds.

  1. Property which can be inherited.
  2. Inheritance.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Hereditament. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. September 27, 2021
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Hereditament. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: September 27, 2021).
American Psychological Association (APA):
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Hereditament 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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