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Meaning of “vacant possession” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of vacant possession from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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vacant possessionnoun [U]

uk   us   UK
PROPERTY a ​situation in which someone ​buying a ​house or ​land can ​start to use it immediately because it is not being lived in or used at the ​time of the ​sale: The ​flat is ​offered for ​sale with ​vacantpossession. The London Development Agency took ​vacantpossession of the ​land in 2007.
(Definition of vacant possession from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “vacant possession”
in Chinese (Simplified) 空房(或空地)的合法占用…
in Chinese (Traditional) 空房(或空地)的合法佔用…
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