indefeasible


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in·de·fea·si·ble

 (ĭn′dĭ-fē′zə-bəl)
adj.
That cannot be annulled or made void: an indefeasible claim; indefeasible rights.

in′de·fea′si·bil′i·ty n.
in′de·fea′si·bly adv.

indefeasible

(ˌɪndɪˈfiːzəbəl)
adj
(Law) law not liable to be annulled or forfeited
ˌindeˌfeasiˈbility, ˌindeˈfeasibleness n
ˌindeˈfeasibly adv

in•de•fea•si•ble

(ˌɪn dɪˈfi zə bəl)

adj.
not defeasible; not able to be annulled.
[1540–50]
in`de•fea`si•bil′i•ty, n.
in`de•fea′si•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indefeasible - not liable to being annulled or voided or undone; "an indefeasible right to freedom"; "an indefeasible claim to the title"
defeasible - capable of being annulled or voided or terminated; "a claim to an estate may be defeasible so long as the claimant is under 21 and unmarried"
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Alone in the world, cast off by it, and with this sole treasure to keep her heart alive, she felt that she possessed indefeasible rights against the world, and was ready to defend them to the death.
I was from Con- necticut, whose Constitution declares "that all political power is inherent in the people, and all free govern- ments are founded on their authority and instituted for their benefit; and that they have AT ALL TIMES an undeni- able and indefeasible right to ALTER THEIR FORM OF GOVERN- MENT in such a manner as they may think expedient."
The New South Wales Court of Appeal held that Say-Dee's 'personal equity' to recover the disputed properties, based on their successful claim based on the first limb of Barnes v Addy, defeated the indefeasible title to the properties obtained by the wife and children upon registration.
alienable, indefeasible, divine right to that most dreaded and envied kind of knowledge, I mean, of the characters and conduct of their rulers.
Default unification supplies a means of doing this: it conjoins information inherited by default and information specified as indefeasible, and returns a single result deterministically (e.g., Lascarides and Copestake 1999).
Reingold takes a swipe at interlocking directorships, particularly in the case of AT&T and Citigroup, the indefeasible rights of use (IRUs) and their accounting treatment.
If, for the sake of argument, it were indisputably possible for a single terrorist to blow up the world, would he or she have an indefeasible fundamental right not to be tortured?
It was at the time of the Exclusion Crisis that the labels Whig and Tory were first used in England, with the Whigs being the champions of parliamentary sovereignty and Exclusion and the Tories upholders of divine-right monarchy and indefeasible hereditary succession.
On Broughton's interpretation, Descartes builds up indefeasible knowledge from an epistemically privileged class of truths.
The justice then considered those sections of the Act where there were express references to 'any bona fide purchaser for value', (12) 'transfer for valuable consideration', (13) and 'disposition for valuable consideration', (14) and concluded that these express references extended to the whole statute and as a consequence, the purpose of the statute was not to confer indefeasible and paramount title on mere volunteers who had become registered as proprietors.
* In exchanges of non-monetary assets, reporting revenue in connection with exchanges of certain similar non-monetary assets, such as indefeasible right to use (IRU) capacity swaps consisting of exchanges of leases, with no business purpose, and reporting exchanges of non-monetary assets at inflated fair values.