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survivorship

Legal Definition of survivorship

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Definition of survivorship

Noun

survivorship (plural survivorships)

  1. the state of being a survivor.
  2. (law) A right whereby a person becomes entitled to property by reason of his having survived another person who had an interest in it. It is one of the elements of a joint tenancy.

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