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Sufferance

sufferance n

: consent or sanction implied by a lack of interference or failure to enforce a prohibition see also estate at sufferance at estate tenancy at sufferance at tenancy



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

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