conveyancing
noun Date: 1690 the act or business of drawing deeds, leases, or other writings for transferring the title to property

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  • conveyancing — con·vey·an·cing n: the act or business of drawing up conveyances (as deeds or leases) con·vey·an·cer n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. conveyancing …   Law dictionary

  • conveyancing — con‧vey‧anc‧ing [kənˈveɪənsɪŋ] noun [uncountable] LAW the legal work of changing the ownership of land or property from one person or company to another : • It is possible to do the conveyancing yourself, however it is a complicated process and… …   Financial and business terms

  • Conveyancing — Con*vey an*cing (k[o^]n*v[=a] an*s[i^]ng), n. (Law) The business of a conveyancer; the act or business of drawing deeds, leases, or other writings, for transferring the title to property from one person to another. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conveyancing — [kən vā′ən siŋ] n. [< CONVEYANCE + ING] the act or work of drawing up documents for transferring the ownership of real property conveyancer n …   English World dictionary

  • Conveyancing — For other uses, see Conveyance (disambiguation). Property law …   Wikipedia

  • conveyancing — [[t]kənve͟ɪənsɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Conveyancing is the process of transferring the legal ownership of property. [mainly BRIT, LEGAL] …   English dictionary

  • conveyancing — The transfer of ownership of land from the person currently holding title to a new owner. See also electronic conveyancing …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • conveyancing — conveyance ► NOUN 1) the action or process of conveying. 2) formal a means of transport; a vehicle. 3) the legal process of transferring property from one owner to another. DERIVATIVES conveyancer noun conveyancing noun …   English terms dictionary

  • conveyancing — /keuhn vay euhn sing/, n. the branch of law practice consisting of examining titles, giving opinions as to their validity, and drawing of deeds, etc., for the conveyance of property from one person to another. [1670 80; CONVEYANCE + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • conveyancing — noun /kənˈveɪənsɪŋ/ The drawing of deeds etc. concerning transfer of property, and the legal execution of such transfers …   Wiktionary

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