Todays Word: “usufruct”

Word: usufruct

PRONUNCIATION:

(YOO-zuh-fruhkt, -suh-)

MEANING:

noun: The right to use and enjoy another’s property without destroying it.

ETYMOLOGY:

From Latin ususfructus, from usus et fructus (use and enjoyment). Earliest documented use: 1646.

USAGE:

“It is currently in the process of purchasing perpetual usufruct rights to a number of plots.”
Budlex Prepares for Large Residential Project; Warsaw Business Journal (Poland); Jan 17, 2011.

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One thought on “Todays Word: “usufruct”

  1. joshua April 5, 2011 / 2:52 PM

    hi ur blog is so crispy and awesome inspiring too

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