less than freehold estate

Definition

An estate in land that has a predetermined time span; most commonly called a leasehold.

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You may find that you have a less than freehold estate and will need to figure out the best way to proceed.

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The less than freehold estate was only relevant for the next 3 years so we would have to find a way to relocate.

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The less than freehold estate on the one-hundred acres of forest was only a temporary arrangement as the Conservation Society would eventually take it over.

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