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presumption of advancement noun


the legal principle that certain transfers of money or property will be considered as a gift, such as transfers from a husband to a wife or from a father to a son
He had to rebut the presumption of advancement and, to do so, had to give evidence of the unlawful purpose behind the transfer.

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