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Subject .to be defeated, annulled, revoked, or undone upon the happeningof a future event or the performance of a condition subsequent, or by a conditionallimitation. Usually spoken of estates and interests in land. For instance, a mortgagee’sestate is defeasible (liable to be defeated) by the mortgagor’s equity ofredemption.


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