enjoyment
en·joy·ment n: personal benefit, use, or possession (as of rights or property)
widows and widowers were relegated to lifetime enjoyment of the marital estates — W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al.; specif: the receipt of the fruits or profits of property see also right of use, usufruct

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

enjoyment
I (pleasure) noun amusement, bliss, delectation, delight, diversion, ecstasy, entertainment, exhilaration, fructus, gaiety, gaudium, gratification, gusto, merriment, recreation, refreshment, rejoicing, relaxation, relish, satisfaction, thrill, treat, zest foreign phrases:
- Omnis privatio praesupponit habitum. — Every privation presupposes a former enjoyment.
II (use) noun avail, disposal, employment, habitation, occupancy, occupation, ownership, possession, prerogative, proprietorship, retention, seisin, tenancy, tenure, usuage, utilization associated concepts: adverse enjoyment, covenant of quiet enjoyment III index benefit (betterment), occupancy, satisfaction (fulfilment), use

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


enjoyment
n.
The ability to use and profit from the property one owns. See also quiet enjoyment

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


enjoyment
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. . 2001.


enjoyment
1) To exercise a right.
2) The use of funds or occupancy of property. (See also: quiet enjoyment)
Category: Real Estate & Rental Property
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


enjoyment
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.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


enjoyment
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.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

enjoyment
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" which means one is entitled to be free of noise or interference.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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  • enjoyment — 1550s, from ENJOY (Cf. enjoy) + MENT (Cf. ment) …   Etymology dictionary

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