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1 : the right of one or more joint tenants who have survived another to take the interest of the person who has died
2 : the state of being a survivor
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.