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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A legal right to use and derive profit from property belonging to someone else provided that the property itself is not injured in any way.

Usage examples (33)
  • To them it was a thing inevitable, entailed on man, a usufruct, beyond control.
  • Notice how the article still calls for a "one-year usufruct" copyright? for some artists.
  • They may manage it then, and what proceeds from it, as they please, during their usufruct.
  • The crimes of usurping and usufruct of state areas threaten the existence of natural areas. for more
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