impropriation definition

  • noun:
    • The work of impropriating; because, the impropriation of residential property or tithes; in addition, whatever is impropriated.
    • The work of placing an ecclesiastical benefice in the hands of a layman, or set organization.
    • A benefice in the hands of a layman, or of a lay organization.
    • The work of impropriating; ; also, whatever is impropriated.
    • The work of putting an ecclesiastical benefice in the hands of a layman, or put organization.
    • A benefice in the hands of a layman, or of a lay business.
    • The act of appropriating to personal use; exclusive ownership or presumption.
    • In English ecclesiastical legislation: The act of placing the incomes of a benefice in to the fingers of a layman or put firm.
    • That which is impropriated, as ecclesiastical residential property.

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