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servient estate

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Definition of servient estate

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A servient estate (or servient premises or servient tenement) is contrasted with a dominant estate (or dominant premises). These terms are usually used in reference to estates or tenements in the law of easements. A dominant estate has the benefit of a servitude or easement over the servient estate.

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