• Definition for "distraint"
    • Law The work or means of distraining; distress.
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distraint definition

  • noun:
    • Law The work or means of distraining; distress.
    • The legal right of a landlord to seize the home of a tenant in the case of nonpayment of lease
    • The act or proceeding of seizing individual residential property by stress.
    • in-law, the act of distraining; a distress.
    • the seizure and holding of home as security for repayment of a debt or pleasure of a claim
    • Law The work or procedure for distraining; distress.
    • The right in law of a landlord to seize the house of a tenant in the eventuality of nonpayment of lease
    • The act or proceeding of seizing private residential property by stress.
    • in-law, the work of distraining; a distress.
    • the seizure and holding of home as security for payment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim
    • Law The act or means of distraining; stress.
    • The right of a landlord to seize the home of a tenant in the case of nonpayment of lease
    • The act or proceeding of seizing private property by distress.
    • In law, the act of distraining; a distress.
    • the seizure and holding of residential property as security for repayment of a debt or satisfaction of a claim
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