Estate (Tenancy) At Sufferance

Business / Real Estate / Estate (Tenancy) At Sufferance: The tenancy of a lessee who lawfully comes into possession of a landlords real estate but who continues to occupy the premises improperly after his or her lease rights have expired.

Other Words for Estate

Estate Noun Synonyms: property, holdings, domain, demesne, land, landed estate, manor, mansion

Palatal Dipthongization

Entertainment / Literature / Palatal Dipthongization: A sound change in which either the ash or the /e/ sound in Old English words became a diphthong when preceded by palatal consonants. For instance, Modern English cheese comes from Old English ciese, w MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Palatal: In linguistics, any sound involving the hard palate--especially the tongue touching or moving toward the hard palate. MORE

Packer Concentration

Business / Agriculture / Packer Concentration: The degree to which a few large firms dominate total sales within segments of the meat packing industry, which, some farmers and other critics contend, can cause or at least contribute to lower prices MORE

Pac-Man Strategy

Business / Finance / Pac-Man Strategy: Takeover defense strategy in which the prospective acquiree retaliates against the acquirer's tender offer by launching its own tender offer for the other firm. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Palatalization: In linguistics, the process of making a sound more palatal--i.e., moving the blade of the tongue closer to the hard palate. MORE


Health / Dentistry / Palate: The hard and soft tissues forming the roof of the mouth. MORE