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Use And Occupation

use and occupation n

: an action in which the owner of property seeks compensation for use and occupation of the premises by another (as a tenant remaining in possession after expiration of a lease)


Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.