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Not able to be lost, annulled, or overturned.‘an indefeasible right’
inviolable, absolute, sacrosanct, unchallengeable, unassailableView synonyms
- ‘In particular, can a person who receives an indefeasible title to property be guilty of theft of that property?’
- ‘The lessee obtained, upon registration, an indefeasible title as such.’
- ‘We know what it is like to assert that the right to sovereignty, independence and unity is inalienable and indefeasible.’
- ‘Can they assume that the title is indefeasible and that they will not be disturbed at some date in the future by someone else claiming the estate?’
- ‘The Tennessee state constitution opened with the declaration that the people possess ‘at all times, an inalienable and indefeasible right to alter, reform, or abolish the government in such manner as they may think proper.’’
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