Extinguishment

  • 1 Extinguishment — is the destruction of a right or contract. Rawle, Francis; Bouvier, John. (1914) Bouvier s Law Dictionary and Concise Encyclopedia [http://books.google.com/books?id=0mo8AAAAIAAJ pg=PA1167 lpg=PA1167 dq=Extinguishment+law source=web ots=JDmnkM1JMr …

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  • 2 extinguishment — index abolition, death, demise (death), deterrence, dissolution (termination), end (termination …

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  • 3 Extinguishment — Ex*tin guish*ment, n. 1. The act of extinguishing, putting out, or quenching, or the state of being extinguished; extinction; suppression; destruction; nullification; as, the extinguishment of fire or flame, of discord, enmity, or jealousy, or of …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 extinguishment — The destruction or cancellation of a right, power, contract, or estate. The annihilation of a collateral thing or subject in the subject itself out of which it is derived. See cancellation. Extinguishment is sometimes confounded with merger,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 5 extinguishment — The destruction or cancellation of a right, power, contract, or estate. The annihilation of a collateral thing or subject in the subject itself out of which it is derived. See cancellation. Extinguishment is sometimes confounded with merger,… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 6 extinguishment — extinguish ► VERB 1) put out (a fire or light). 2) put an end to. 3) cancel (a debt) by full payment. 4) Law render (a right or obligation) void. DERIVATIVES extinguishable adjective extinguisher noun extinguishment noun …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 extinguishment — shmənt noun ( s) : the act of extinguishing or the state of being extinguished : extinction the extinguishment of the Indians rights to lands D.E.Clark …

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  • 8 extinguishment — noun see extinguish …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 extinguishment — See extinguishable. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 10 extinguishment — noun a) The act of extinguishing, putting out, or quenching, or the state of being extinguished. b) The annihilation or extinction of a right or obligation …

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  • 11 extinguishment — See discharge. American Banker Glossary …

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  • 12 extinguishment — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. Utter destruction: annihilation, eradication, extermination, extinction, extirpation, liquidation, obliteration. See CRIMES, HELP, MAKE. 2. Law. An often formal act of putting an end to: abolishment, abolition,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 extinguishment — n. quenching, putting out, dousing; extinction, total destruction …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 extinguishment — n. 1. Quenching, extinction. 2. Destruction, suppression, abolition, abolishment. See extinction …

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  • 15 extinguishment — ex·tin·guish·ment …

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  • 16 extinguishment — Discharge; destruction; termination; cancellation …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 extinguishment of claim — index amortization Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 18 extinguishment of common — In English law, loss of the right to have common, which could happen from various causes …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 19 extinguishment of copyhold — In English law, a copyhold is said to be extinguished when the freehold and copyhold interests unite in the same person and in the same right, which may be either by the copyhold interest coming to the freehold or by the freehold interest coming… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 extinguishment of debts — This takes place by payment; by accord and satisfaction; by novation, or the substitution of a new debtor; by merger, when the creditor recovers a judgment or accepts a security of a higher nature than the original obligation; by a release; by… …

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