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The exercise of a right; the possession and fruition of a right or privilege. Comfort, consolation, contentment, ease, happiness, pleasure, and satisfaction. Such includes the beneficial use, interest, and purpose to which property may be put, and implies right to profits and income therefrom.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.


n. 1) to exercise a right. 2) pleasure. 3) the use of funds or occupancy of property. Sometimes this is used in the phrase "quiet enjoyment" to which one is entitled to be free of noise or interference.

(See: writ, injunction)

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the exercise of a right; enjoyment nec vi (‘without force’), nec clam (‘without secrecy’) and nec precario (‘not being a grant recallable at will’) for the appropriate period will result in the prescriptive acquisition of the right.
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006

ENJOYMENT. The right which a man possesses of receiving all the product of a thing for his necessity, his use, or his pleasure.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Intrinsically motivated behaviour is present when engaging in activity for itself out of pure interest and enjoyment (Ryan and Deci, 2017).
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In the light of the results obtained, the UGR scientists point out that those adolescents who feel more pleasure or enjoyment when eating "have a healthy relationship with food, and this pleasure may be a possible protective factor against eating and weight-related disorders."
Having measurement available can make enjoyable activities feel like work, reducing people's enjoyment of them (Etkin, 2016).
The matter was dealt with by the Supreme Court in a judgment issued on 27.3.2018, where the decision of the Court of first instance to issue a perpetual prohibition order against the landlord and/or his representatives and/or any other persons who take authority from him and/or act on his instructions and/or authorisation and/or at his orders and/or on his behalf, to prevent in any way the peaceful enjoyment and use of the premises by the tenant.
In addition to weight-related teasing, physical activity enjoyment is an important predictor of physical activity engagement (Dishman et al., 2005).
"Although it is a preferred viewing style catered to by many internet-based on-demand distribution companies, binge-watching does not appear to benefit sustained memory of viewed content and may affect show enjoyment."
But the reason he gives for staying a boss as he approaches his 70th year - 50 of them spent in football - is enjoyment. In particular he says the enjoyment he takes from being able to influence games and players, and the enjoyment he can give to others.
In a series of studies, researchers found that scheduling a leisure activity like seeing a movie or taking a coffee break led people to anticipate less enjoyment and actually enjoy the event less than if the same activities were unplanned.
Objective: To identify and relate enjoyment levels of various components of MCPS-HPE course and the learning styles of the course participants followed by explanation of the reasons for enjoyment, non-enjoyment and how enjoyment factors can be enhanced.