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run vi

1 a : to be or continue to be in operation or effect
b : to proceed toward expiration or effectiveness [statute of limitations began to when she received notice of the injury] compare toll
2 : to continue to accrue or become payable in an amount increasing with the passing of time [interest running from a particular date]

run with the land
: to pass as a right or encumbrance upon the transfer of real property [the restrictive covenant ran with the land]

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

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