defeasible

defeasible
Subject to defeasance. See defeasance.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • defeasible — de·fea·si·ble /di fē zə bəl/ adj: subject to or capable of being annulled or made void a defeasible interest his rights are not defeasible by agreement J. D. Calamari and J. M. Perillo Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • Defeasible — may refer to: Defeasible reasoning, a type of convincing but not rigorous philosophical reasoning Defeasible estate, an estate created when a grantor transfers land conditionally This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same… …   Wikipedia

  • Defeasible — De*fea si*ble, a. [See {Defeasance}.] Capable of being annulled or made void; as, a defeasible title. {De*fea si*ble*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defeasible — [dē fē′zə bəl, difē′zə bəl] adj. [see DEFEASANCE & IBLE] that can be undone or made void …   English World dictionary

  • defeasible — Subject to be defeated, annulled, revoked, or undone upon the happening of a future event or the performance of a condition subsequent, or by a conditional limitation. An estate which is not absolute, i.e., one which is determinable or subject to …   Black's law dictionary

  • defeasible — Subject to be defeated, annulled, revoked, or undone upon the happening of a future event or the performance of a condition subsequent, or by a conditional limitation. An estate which is not absolute, i.e., one which is determinable or subject to …   Black's law dictionary

  • defeasible — Capable of being overturned by further events. At law a judgement is defeasible if a higher court may overturn it. A proposition is defeasible if further evidence may render it doubtful …   Philosophy dictionary

  • defeasible — adjective Date: 15th century capable of being annulled or made void < a defeasible claim > • defeasibility noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • defeasible — adjective /dəˈfɪiz.əbl,dɪiˈfɪiz.ɪbl/ Capable of being defeated, terminated, annulled, voided or invalidated. The accounting charge for the non callable debt is defeasible by an escrow …   Wiktionary

  • Defeasible reasoning — is a kind of reasoning that is based on reasons that are defeasible, as opposed to the indefeasible reasons of deductive logic. Defeasible reasoning is a particular kind of non demonstrative reasoning, where the reasoning does not produce a full …   Wikipedia

  • Defeasible logic — is a non monotonic logic proposed by Donald Nute to formalize defeasible reasoning. In defeasible logic, there are three different types of propositions: strict rules  specify that a fact is always a consequence of another; defeasible… …   Wikipedia

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