The acquisition of right or title to an object by means of the passage of time.
Origin: usucapio –onis: to acquire by prescription.
the acquisition of the title or right to property by the uninterrupted possession of it for a certain term prescribed by law; -- the same as prescription in common law
Usucapion, is a concept found in civil law systems and has its origin in the Roman law of property. Usucapion is a method by which ownership of property can be gained by possession of it beyond the lapse of a certain period of time. While usucapion has been compared with adverse possession, the true effect of usucapion is to remedy defects in title.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū-zū-kap′shun, n. (law) the acquisition of property in anything by possession and enjoyment for a certain term of years.—n. Usucā′pient, one who has acquired rights by usucaption.—v.t. U′sucapt, to acquire so.—adj. Usucapt′ible. [L. usus, use, capĕre, captum, to take.]
The numerical value of usucaption in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of usucaption in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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