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Meaning of "vacant possession" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF VACANT POSSESSION

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF VACANT POSSESSION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Vacant possession is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES VACANT POSSESSION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Vacant possession

Vacant possession is a property law concept. Giving 'vacant possession' refers to a legal obligation to ensure that a property is in a state fit to be occupied at a given point in time. Vacant possession is most commonly known of on the sale and purchase of residential property and many find that, on the purchase of a new home, they do not obtain vacant possession as desired. The concept is also an essential element in the grant and termination of leases and other tenancy agreements. It is a topical issue for lawyers and surveyors along with estate agents and others connected to land and buildings.

Definition of vacant possession in the English dictionary

The definition of vacant possession in the dictionary is ownership of an unoccupied house or property, any previous owner or tenant having departed.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE VACANT POSSESSION

vac
vacance
vacancies
vacancy
vacant
vacant lot
vacantly
vacantness
vacatable
vacate
vacation
vacation course
vacation pay
vacation trip
vacation work
vacationer
vacationist
vacationland
vacationless
vacatur

WORDS THAT END LIKE VACANT POSSESSION

admission
commission
compression
conversion
depression
discussion
emission
expression
impression
mission
obsession
passion
permission
possession
pression
profession
progression
session
submission
suppression
transmission

Synonyms and antonyms of vacant possession in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «vacant possession» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF VACANT POSSESSION

Find out the translation of vacant possession to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of vacant possession from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «vacant possession» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

llave en mano
570 millions of speakers

English

vacant possession
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खाली कब्जे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حيازة الشاغرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вакантной владение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

posse vago
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খালি দখল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la libre possession
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pemilikan kosong
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Inbesitznahme
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

空席所持
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빈 소지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kepemilikan kosong
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sở hữu trống
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

காலியாக வைத்திருப்பது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

रिक्त ताब्यात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

boş teslim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il possesso vacante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wolny posiadania
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

вакантної володіння
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

posesia vacant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κενή κατοχή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

vakante besit
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vakant besittning
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ledige besittelse
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of vacant possession

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANT POSSESSION»

The term «vacant possession» is regularly used and occupies the 101.540 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «VACANT POSSESSION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about vacant possession

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «VACANT POSSESSION»

Discover the use of vacant possession in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to vacant possession and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Vacant Possession
Hilary Mantel's razor-sharp wit animates every page of this darkly comic tale of retribution.
Hilary Mantel, 2010
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Vacant Possession: Law and Practice
This book is essential reading for all property lawyers and surveyors. It is destined to be the definitive guide to vacant possession.
Keith Shaw, 2010
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Vacant Possession
Ten years after Muriel does her mother in, she gets out of the mental asylum ready for vengeance in a macabre, terrible twist. Through disguises, she's able to torment those who sent her to the asylum.
Hilary Mantel, 1986
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The Law-dictionary, Explaining the Rise, Progress, and ...
VACANT POSSESSION. A vacant possession is where a tenant has entirely abandoned the premises which he held, for if he still retains the virtual possession of them, though he has ceased to occupy, the possession can not be treated as ...
Sir Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Thomas Colpitts Granger, 1835
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Archbold's Practice of the Court of Queen's Bench, in ...
Proceedings in Ejectment, upon a Vacant Possession. Entry with- We have already observed, that. where a person has a rig-li nut Action. 0f entry, he may, if the premises be unoccupied and vacant in a peaceable manner, and without using ...
John Frederick Archbold, Thomas Chitty, Samuel Prentice, 1840
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The Country Attorney's Practice in Conducting Actions in the ...
EJECTMENT ON VACANT POSSESSION. Taking Possession without Action — What not a Vacant Possession — What is a Vacant Possession — How to proceed on a Vacant Possession — Requisites of Affidavit — Statutes under which a ...
John Gray, 1845
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The Common Law Procedure Acts and Other Statutes Relating to ...
beer in the cellar, it was held that the plaintiff or claimant could not proceed as on a vacant possession (Savage v. Dent, 2 Str. 1064). So if hay is left in a barn (lb.) ; and if the residence of the tenant of land, v. here there is no house, is known j ...
Great Britain, Sir John Charles Frederic Sigismund Day, 1861
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The Common Law Procedure Acts and other Statutes relating to ...
A distinction must be here drawn between what constitutes, in the eye of the law an actual, and what a vacant possession. Thus land illegally converted into a road, by trustees under an act of parliament, is not in their possession, so as to make ...
John Charles Frederick Sigismund DAY (Right Hon. Sir.), 1868
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Selwyn's Abridgement of the Law of Nisi Prius
Upon this the landlord brought ejectment, as on a vacant possession, and had judgment; to set aside which, a motion ... be called a vacant possession; as if a person uses one house and lives in another, that will be a good possession of both.
William Selwyn, A. David Power, 1859
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The Common Law Procedure Act (15 & 16 Vict. Cap. 76,): With ...
A distinction must be here drawn between what constitutes Distinction in the eye of the law an actual, and what a vacant possession. Thus land illegally converted into a road by trustees under an ac"'al <""' act of Parliament, is not in their ...
Great Britain, Robert Malcolm Kerr, 1852

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «VACANT POSSESSION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term vacant possession is used in the context of the following news items.
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More protection for homebuyers
The stipulated manner of delivery of vacant possession in Schedule H now is conditional upon the separate strata title being issued by the authority. «The Star Online, Jul 15»
2
Crystal Amber ramps up its campaign against Grainger
Grainger defines the market value of a property based on its current rent, and its vacant possession value as what it would fetch if it was untenanted and sold on ... «Financial Times, Jul 15»
3
Grade II listed St Clare's Abbey in Darlington brought to market for …
St Clare's Abbey is offered for sale on a freehold basis with vacant possession. Feature your article in our email bulletin - Buy now · #North East #marketing ... «Bdaily, Jun 15»
4
Kildare farmer gives undertaking on vacant possession
A Co Kildare farmer has avoided being jailed a second time for contempt after undertaking before the High Court to comply with orders to hand over vacant ... «Irish Times, May 15»
5
Loft bedroom is difficult to heat in winter
AI'm not sure if you have a concern that the landlord might also be seeking vacant possession of the property, but whether or not he is, your rights as a tenant are ... «Irish Times, Mar 15»
6
Setia Alam house buyers sue developer, PKNS
They said a clause in the agreement stated that Sazean Development (first defendant) must provide vacant possession to the plaintiffs within 24 months from the ... «The Sun Daily, Jan 15»
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Setia Alam house buyers sue developer, PKNS – Bernama
They said a clause in the agreement stated that Sazean Development (first defendant) must provide vacant possession to the plaintiffs within 24 months from the ... «The Malaysian Insider, Jan 15»
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Mortgages on properties with land
So if the lender takes possession due to a default by the borrower the lender can usually obtain vacant possession and the tenants will be forced to leave. «Mortgage Finance Gazette Online, Jan 15»
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Recent Supreme Court Judgment – A Shot In The Arm For Banks To …
These Tenants would resist efforts of the Bank to take possession of the ... way for the Banks to secure quick vacant possession of the property even by evicting ... «Mondaq News Alerts, Dec 14»
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House buyers, learn your rights
I RECENTLY moved into our new house in Sungai Ramal Dalam. I bought the property back in 2012 and we received the vacant possession in January this year ... «The Star Online, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Vacant possession [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/vacant-possession>. Oct 2020 ».
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