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Related to holds in fee: fee tail, leased fee, fee simple defeasible, fee simple determinable, Fee simple absolute
fee,in property law: see propertyproperty,
rights to the enjoyment of things of economic value, whether the enjoyment is exclusive or shared, present or prospective. The rightful possession of such rights is called ownership.
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in law, manner in which property in land is held. The nature of tenure has long been of great importance, both in law and in the broader economic and political context.
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1. Property law
a. an interest in land capable of being inherited
b. the land held in fee
2. (in feudal Europe) the land granted by a lord to his vassal
3. in fee
a. Law (of land) in absolute ownership
b. Archaic in complete subjection
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