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See also démise
- From Latin demissa, feminine singular past participle of demittere, apparently via French démise, feminine singular past participle of démettre.
- IPA: /dɪˈmaɪz/
- (law) The conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years, most commonly the latter.
- Transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor; transference; especially, the transfer or transmission of the crown or royal authority to a successor.
Transmission by formal act or conveyance to an heir or successor
The conveyance or transfer of an estate, either in fee for life or for years
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