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(of property) eligible to be inherited by a descendant.‘an estate descendible only in the male line’
- ‘His authority during the time it lasted, would be the same whether it were for one year or twenty, or for life, or descendible to his eldest son.’
- ‘Twelve statutory jurisdictions that have addressed this issue treat the right of publicity as descendible.’
- ‘In most states with publicity rights, the rights survive death and are transferable and descendible.’
- ‘A person's fame or ‘publicity right’ is deemed to be fully alienable and descendible.’
- ‘This means that in these states the celebrities do have property rights to their image, and that these rights are usually descendible.’
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