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EXTINCT Definition & Legal Meaning

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Extinguished. A rent is said to be extinguished when it is destroyed andput out. Co. Litt. 1476. See EXTINGUISHMENT.Extincto subjecto, tollitur adjunc- tum. When the subject is extinguished, theIncident ceases. Thus, when the business for which a partnership has been formed iscompleted, or brought to an end, the partnership itself ceases. Inst. 3, 26, 6; 3 Kent Comm. 52, note.


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