Meaning of “conveyance” in the English Dictionary

"conveyance" in British English

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conveyancenoun

uk /kənˈveɪ.əns/ us /kənˈveɪ.əns/

conveyance noun (TRANSPORTATION)

[ U ] formal the process of moving something or someone from one place to another:

the conveyance of water

[ C ] Indian English or old-fashioned a vehicle or method of transport:

a horse-drawn/public conveyance

conveyance noun (DOCUMENT)

[ C ] specialized law a legal document that officially gives to someone the rights to land or property

(Definition of “conveyance” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conveyance" in Business English

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conveyancenoun

/kənˈveɪəns/ uk us

[ C ] LAW, PROPERTY a legal document that states that land or property has passed from one owner to another:

Notaries have the right to prepare wills, conveyances, and other contracts.

[ U ] LAW, PROPERTY the legal process of moving land or property from one owner to another:

The expense of the conveyance usually falls upon the purchaser.

[ U ] the process of transporting goods from one place to another:

the conveyance of dangerous substances

(Definition of “conveyance” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)