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Indefeasible

That which cannot be defeated, revoked, or made void. This term is usually applied to an estate or right that cannot be defeated.

indefeasible

adj. cannot be altered or voided, usually in reference to an interest in real property.

indefeasible

adjective binding, confirmed, established, immutable, imperishable, in perpetuum ratus, inalienable, incapable of being defeated, incapable of being revoked, incontestable, incontrovertible, indestructible, indissoluble, indubitable, ineradicable, inextinguishable, insusceptible of change, invariable, inviolable, irrefragable, irreversible, irrevocable, nonreversible, not forfeitable, not to be abrogated, not to be annulled, not to be made void, permanent, reverseless, settled, unalterable, unchallengeable, unchangeable, undefeatable, undeniable, unquestionable
Associated concepts: indefeasible estate, indefeasible interrst, indefeasible title, indefeasibly vested
See also: certain, clear, compulsory, conclusive, definite, determinative, incontestable, indelible, indestructible, irreversible, irrevocable, permanent, positive, unalienable, unavoidable

indefeasible

not liable to be annulled or forfeited.

INDEFEASIBLE. That which cannot be defeated or undone. This epithet is usually applied to an estate or right which cannot be defeated.

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In the 15th century, Jean de Terrerrouge formulated the doctrine that primogeniture was indefeasible, which finally gained status as unquestionable "French Fundamental Law" in the late 16th century.
Thus, this juridical text gives two rules applicable to partition: the first imperative rule concerns the fact that the right to seek partition is indefeasible, partition being sought as long as the co-ownership lasted.
This is where he derives indefeasible dignity: as a person.
If indefeasible title is registered, the resulting protections may not be entirely compatible with those otherwise afforded the holder of an indefeasible title within the land titles system of the settler state.
I, [section] 5 ("That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; that no human authority can control or interfere with the rights of conscience .
000 Jews in France which did not come back and to which he has an indefeasible duty, admits that "occupant criminal insanity" was seconded by French, by French state, to which he precisely assigns the responsibility of the racist and anti-Semitic crimes committed during that period (text 73).
Indefeasible Right of Use, which varies from 3 years to 20 years, depending on customer preference.
Typically, these leases are for 20 years and are often referred to as Indefeasible Rights of Use, or IRUs.
His party's candidate, Elwyn Watkins, may well feel the seat is his by moral and indefeasible right having been on the wrong end of Mr Woolas's misdemeanours, but politics doesn't work like that.
11), public goods are inalienable, indefeasible and undetectable, namely:
These teachings, unlike Nyaya notions of a permanent self and a supreme deity, are indefeasible in the face of sustained philosophical criticism.
The title of every registered proprietor of land shall, subject to such encumbrances, liens, estates, or interests as may be notified on the original certificate of such land, be absolute and indefeasible, subject only to the following qualifications .