easement

noun

  • Real Estate Law
  • Property Law

Definitions of easement

  • the right that someone has to use the land belonging to another eg a right of way (=a path or road over private land which people are legally allowed to use), the right to light or the right to a flow of air or water

    The state would only grant the building permit if the Nollan family allowed the public to use an easement to the beach.

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