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  • 1 Prior possessio cum titulo posteriore melior est priore titulo sine possessione — Prior possession with subsequent title is better than prior title without possession …

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  • 2 Possession and Acquisition Licence — A Possession and Acquisition Licence is a licence that allows individuals in Canada to possess and acquire firearms as well as ammunition. Canadian firearm classificationsIn Canada firearms fall into three general classifications: *Non restricted …

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  • 3 Prior-appropriation water rights — Property law Part of …

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  • 4 Weapon possession (crime) — Weapon possession refers to a class of crime regarding the unlawful possession of a weapon by a citizen within an established society …

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  • 5 Adverse possession — Squatter s rights redirects here. For the film, see Squatter s Rights (film). Property law …

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  • 6 Non-possession — is a philosophy that holds that no one or anything possesses anything.[1] It is one of the principles of Satyagraha, a philosophical system based on various religious and philosophical traditions originating in India and Asia Minor, and put into… …

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  • 7 adverse possession — see possession Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. adverse possession …

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  • 8 privity of possession — A continuity of actual possession, as between prior and present occupant, the possession of the latter succeeding the possession of the former under deed, grant, or other transfer, or by operation of law. Vance v Wood, 22 Or 77, 29P73 …

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  • 9 debtor in possession — In some bankruptcy proceedings, the debtor, rather than a trustee, may continue to operate the business. The debtor in possession is the same person or company that controlled the business prior to the bankruptcy, however, the debtor in… …

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  • 10 debtor-in-possession — In some bankruptcy proceedings, the debtor, rather than a trustee, may continue to operate the business. The debtor in possession is the same person or company that controlled the business prior to the bankruptcy, however, the debtor in… …

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  • 11 Mottlingen Possession — (1836–1843)    German peasant woman possessed by a ghost and more than 1,000 DEMONs. The case was published in English for the first time by the spiritualist medium W. T. Stead in his book Borderland: A Casebook of True Supernatural Stories… …

    Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • 12 António, Prior Of Crato — ▪ Portuguese prior Portuguese  Prior Do Crato,  byname  Dom António  born 1531, Lisbon died Aug. 26, 1595, Paris       ecclesiastic and claimant to the throne of Portugal who never gained the crown despite armed assistance from France and England …

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  • 13 vacant possession — /veɪkənt pəˈzɛʃən/ (say vaykuhnt puh zeshuhn) noun the right of immediate possession of a house or property, the prior occupant having departed …

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  • 14 Trover — is a form of lawsuit in common law countries for recovery of damages for wrongful taking of personal property. Trover belongs to a series of remedies for such wrongful taking, its distinctive feature being recovery only for the value of whatever… …

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  • 15 Sir William Hamilton, 9th Baronet — (8 March 1788 ndash; 6 May 1856) was a Scottish metaphysician.Early lifeHe was born in Glasgow. He was from an academic family, including Robert Hamilton, the economist. His father, Dr William Hamilton, had in 1781, on the strong recommendation… …

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  • 16 Prepossession — Pre pos*ses sion, n. [1913 Webster] 1. Preoccupation; prior possession. Hammond. [1913 Webster] 2. Preoccupation of the mind by an opinion, or impression, already formed; preconceived opinion; previous impression; bias; generally, but not always …

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  • 17 prepossession — noun Date: 1648 1. archaic prior possession 2. an attitude, belief, or impression formed beforehand ; prejudice 3. an exclusive concern with one idea or object ; preoccupation Synonyms: see predilection …

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  • 18 Reconquista — This article is about the retaking of the Iberian Peninsula from the Moors. For other uses, see Reconquista (disambiguation). La rendición de Granada (1882) by Francisco Pradilla Ortiz …

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  • 19 prepossess — v. a. 1. Preoccupy, have prior possession of. 2. Bias, prejudice, give previous inclination to for or against …

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  • 20 prepossession — n. 1. Preoccupation, prior possession. 2. Bias, one sidedness, bent, preconceived opinion, inclination, preconception, prejudgment, prejudice …

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