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u·su·fruct

 (yo͞o′zə-frŭkt′, -sə-)
n.
The right to the use and profits of something belonging to another.

[Late Latin ūsūfrūctus, variant of Latin ūsusfrūctus : ūsus, use; see usual + frūctus, enjoyment; see fruit.]
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usufruct

(ˈjuːsjʊˌfrʌkt)
n
(Law) the right to use and derive profit from a piece of property belonging to another, provided the property itself remains undiminished and uninjured in any way
[C17: from Late Latin ūsūfrūctus, from Latin ūsus use + frūctus enjoyment]
ˌusuˈfructuary n, adj
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u•su•fruct

(ˈyu zʊˌfrʌkt, -sʊ-, ˈyuz yʊ-, ˈyus-)

n.
the right to enjoy all the advantages of another's property, provided that such property is not destroyed or damaged.
[1620–30; < Late Latin ūsūfrūctus= Latin ūsū, abl. of ūsus use + frūctus (see fruit)]
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usufruct

the right to enjoy benefits or profits from something, as real property, while not being the owner of it. — usufructuary, n., ad].
See also: Property and Ownership
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.usufruct - 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
legal right - a right based in law
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Translations

usufruct

[ˈjuːzjʊfrʌkt] Nusufructo m
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usufruct

n (Jur) → Nutznießung f
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Manila, for its part, would surrender its usufructuary rights over the site, including structures, facilities and premises, the wildlife and the flora and fauna within and any goodwill over the Manila Zoo over time, plus any and all proprietary rights and resources involved in the upkeep and operations of the zoo, including its franchise.
the context of usufructuary rights, a subtler distinction is that a
He slammed the state government for not having done its utmost to protect the rights of the people, but had instead put in a half-hearted attempt, recognising only the usufructuary rights of the people on the land and not in the land.
government in the Treaty of 1855 Austad wrote that "the record is insufficient to establish that the defendant has usufructuary rights on Gull Lake."
(MSBFI) usufructuary rights over a 7-ha parcel of land owned by the National Housing Authority (NHA).
'The basic mindset for best practices in other countries is the principle that first and foremost, spectrum is part of the national patrimony, of which the regulator is the trustee, who then provides operators with temporary usufructuary rights to certain frequency assignments in return for public service.
This is comparable to granting usufructuary rights to beneficial users of water.
This requires us to respect a kind of ownership that animals can have over their habitats; not full-scale individual property rights, which would entail the right to sell for example, but shared usufructuary rights amounting to territorial rights the animals have over habitats they need.
Customary Freehold or Usufructuary Rights: The usufructuary title in Ghana is the highest type of land ownership a subject or individual member of a family can hold in stool/skin or family.
The JVC shall have the full development and usufructuary rights over the 288-hectare property.
Ultimately, changes in the doctrine of indigenous usufructuary rights over time suggests that constitutional innovation, not simply incremental judicial decision-making, will be necessary if the two nations wish to address fully some of the historic grievances of indigenous people.