Meaning of “tenant in common” in the English Dictionary


"tenant in common" in Business English

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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 passed automatically to the other tenant or tenants in common when they die.


(Definition of “tenant in common” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)