Canadian Financial, Real Estate and Mortgage Glossary

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Adverse Use

Synonyms:non-permitted, not sanctioned, unapproved, unauthorized, unwarranted, usurpation
Filed Under: legal-contracts, real-estate
Tags: contract, legal, realty

Definition of adverse use

adverse use
1. Using someone's property without their verbal or formal written permission.

Related Terms and Acronyms:

  • adverse possession   A means of getting title to land by using it without the objection of the title holder.
  • easement   Giving persons other than the owner access to or over a property.

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