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tenant in commonnoun [C]

uk   us   (plural tenants in common) LAW, PROPERTY
a ​person who ​owns a ​building or ​land with at least one other ​person. Each person's ​share of the ​property is not ​passedautomatically to the other ​tenant or ​tenants in common when they die.
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