Cestui-que-use


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  • cestui que use — ces·tui que use / yüz/ n [Anglo French, the person for whose use (a fief is granted)]: the beneficiary of a use Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. cestui que use …   Law dictionary

  • cestui que use — /setiy ka yuwz/ He for whose use and benefit lands or tenements are held by another. The cestui que use has the right to receive the profits and benefits of the estate, but the legal title and possession (as well as the duty of defending the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • cestui que use — ˈyüz noun (plural cestuis que use) Etymology: Anglo French, literally, he for whose use (something is held) : a person for whose use land or other property is legally held by another …   Useful english dictionary

  • cestui que use — Also spelled cestuy que use. A person for whose use land was granted to another. See 2 BL Comm 328 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • cestui que trust — / kē trəst, ki / n pl cestuis que trust or cestuis que trus·tent / trəs tənt/ [Anglo French, probably alteration of cestui que use]: the beneficiary of a trust compare trustee Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webs …   Law dictionary

  • Cestui que — Wills, trusts and estates …   Wikipedia

  • Cestuy que use — Cestuy Ces tuy or ||Cestui Ces tui, pron. [Norm. F.] (Law) He; the one. [1913 Webster] {Cestuy que trust}[norm. F.], a person who has the equitable and beneficial interest in property, the legal interest in which is vested in a trustee. Wharton.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • use — 1 / yüs/ n 1 a: an arrangement in which property is granted to another with the trust and confidence that the grantor or another is entitled to the beneficial enjoyment of it see also trust; statute of uses in the important laws section ◇ Uses… …   Law dictionary

  • Use (law) — Use, as a term in real property law of common law countries, amounts to a recognition of the duty of a person, to whom property has been conveyed for certain purposes, to carry out those purposes.Uses were equitable or beneficial interests in… …   Wikipedia

  • use — verb To make use of; to convert to one s service; to employ; to avail oneself of; to utilize; to carry out a purpose or action by means of; to put into action or service, especially to attain an end. State v. Howard, 221 Kan. 51, 557 P.2d 1280,… …   Black's law dictionary


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