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Able to be transferred to new ownership:‘it was in the interest of the public and the landowners to make land freely alienable’
- ‘That the ‘good of the country’ is somehow alienable from the civil liberties of the people is something I have difficulty comprehending.’
- ‘It is not alienable intellectual property - but constant, irretrievably and forever after granted.’
- ‘‘Property is supposed to be alienable,’ she said.’
- ‘A tenant is the owner of a legal estate in land and it is a basic principle of English law that an estate in land is freely alienable.’
- ‘A person's fame or ‘publicity right’ is deemed to be fully alienable and descendible.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.