Condemnation

Definition

  • A declaration by a government agency that a property is unfit for use.
  • Legal process in which a government acquires private property for public use.

Synonyms
deprecated, judgement, denounce, find fault with, conviction, unfit, done for, disapprove

Related Terms and Acronyms

  • Adverse Possession Definition,
    • A means of getting title to land by using it without the objection of the title holder.
  • Annex Definition,
    • To add one thing onto another.
  • Bundle of Rights Definition,
    • A set of legal rights that an owner has regarding a property.
  • Easement Definition,
    • A means by which access or right of way is granted by law if an owner of a property is negligent in restricting access or enforcing trespassing laws for ten years or more.
    • Giving persons other than the owner access to or over a property.
  • Encroachment Definition,
    • An improvement, such as a fence, that illegally extends onto another property or impedes the neighbour's use of that property.
  • Expropriation Definition,
    • The seizing of property to the government or other party for public use or economic development.
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