ademption


ademption
  n. Law, revoking by testator, donor, etc., of legacy, donation, etc., by previously paying sum or parting with object bequeathed.

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  • ademption — ademp·tion /ə demp shən/ n [Latin ademptio, from adimere to take away, from ad to + emere to buy, obtain] 1: the revocation of a gift in a will inferred from the disposal (as by sale) of the property by the maker of the will before he or she dies …   Law dictionary

  • Ademption — is a term used in the law of wills to determine what happens when property bequeathed under a will is no longer in the testator s estate when the testator dies. For devises of specific items of property, called specific gifts, the property is… …   Wikipedia

  • ademption — ⇒ADEMPTION, subst. fém. DR. ANC. ,,Révocation d un legs, d une donation. (LITTRÉ). Rem. 1. Noté comme ,,peu usité par Ac. 1835, Ac. 1878, Ac. t. 1 1932 et vieilli par DG. 2. Lar. 19e, Lar. 20e et Lar. encyclop. sont les seuls à donner un autre… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Ademption — A*demp tion ([.a]*d[e^]mp sh[u^]n), n. [L. ademptio, fr. adimere, ademptum, to take away; ad + emere to buy, orig. to take.] (Law) The revocation or taking away of a grant, donation, legacy, or the like. Bouvier. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ademption — ADEMPTION. s. fém. Terme de Jurisprudence. Révocation d un legs, d une donation, etc …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • ademption — [ə demp′shən] n. [< L ademptio, a taking away < adimere, take away < ad , to + emere, take, buy: see REDEEM] Law the extinction of a legacy by, or inferred from, an act of the testator before death, as by the disposal of the bequeathed… …   English World dictionary

  • ademption — The extinction or satisfaction of a legacy by some act of the testator, which indicates either a revocation or an intention to revoke the bequest. American Trust & Banking Co. v Balfour, 138 Tenn 385, 198 SW 70, 57 Am J1st Wills § 1580. The… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • ademption — /euh demp sheuhn/, n. Law. the failure of a legacy because the subject matter no longer belongs to the testator s estate at death. [1580 90; < L ademption (s. of ademptio) a taking away, equiv. to adempt(us) (ad AD + em(p) , s. of emere to take + …   Universalium

  • ademption — əˈdem(p)shən, aˈ noun ( s) Etymology: Latin ademption , ademptio, from ademptus (past participle of adimere to take away, from ad + imere, from emere to buy, obtain) + ion , io ion more at redeem : revocation or satisfaction of a property… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ADEMPTION — s. f. T. de Jurispr. Révocation d un legs, d une donation. Il est peu usité …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • ADEMPTION — n. f. T. de Jurisprudence Révocation d’un legs, d’une donation. Il est peu usité …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)