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ultimogeniture Tweet Definition of ultimogeniture Like Definition of ultimogeniture on Facebook
noun 
  1. A system of inheritance in which the youngest son or youngest child inherits an estate.
     
user Tweet Definition of user Like Definition of user on Facebook
noun 
  1. One who uses or makes use of something, a consumer.
  2. A person who uses drugs, especially illegal drugs.
  3. (context, computing) A person who uses a computer or a computing network, especially a person who has received a user account.
  4. (pejorative) An exploiter, an abusive user (a person who uses something or someone unfairly, selfishly and/or unethically).
     
usufruct Tweet Definition of usufruct Like Definition of usufruct on Facebook
noun 
  1. The right of using and enjoying the profits of an estate or other thing belonging to another, without impairing the substance.
    • I bequeath my farm to my son John, subject to a in favour of my wife Mary, until her death or remarriage. (John acquires the farm and Mary acquires the usufruct income from the farm).
     
uttering Tweet Definition of uttering Like Definition of uttering on Facebook
verb 
  1. (present participle of, utter)
     

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