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defective titlenoun [C or U]

uk   us   LAW, PROPERTY
a ​situation in which ​legaldocuments are not ​available to prove the ​ownership of something: Adjudication may ​result in a decision by a ​court to ​implement a ​defectivetitle to ​land.
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