Alienable

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Alienable Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    alienable adj : transferable to another owner [ant: inalienable]
Alienable Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Alienable \Al"ien*a*ble\, a. [Cf. F. ali['e]nable.] Capable of being alienated, sold, or transferred to another; as, land is alienable according to the laws of the state.
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Alienation, in property law, is the capacity for a piece of property or a property right to be sold or otherwise transferred from one party to another. Although property is generally deemed to be alienable, it may be subject to restraints on alienation.

Aboriginal title in one example of inalienability (save to The Crown) in common law jurisdictions.

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  • Sandigan junks Marcos family claim to Paoay property
    MANILA, Philippines—The Sandiganbayan has dismissed the claim of the family of the late President Ferdinand Marcos to a 57.68-hectare lakeside resort in Paoay, Ilocos Norte, because the area specified in an impugned contract was an actually an “inalienable public domain,” it being a national park.   In a 33-page decision by the anti-graft court’s First Di Read more on this news related to 'Alienable'

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