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land tenure

noun [U]
 
 
PROPERTY
the laws and arrangements relating to owning land, especially land that is used for farming: Productivity is affected by the fragmented pattern of land tenure, with millions of family farms on small plots, cultivating mainly for subsistence.
Translations of “land tenure”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指耕地的)土地所有權制…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指耕地的)土地所有权制…
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