3 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).
The Law of Torts, 6/e$70.00 – $112.00
The doctrine of land law under which persons secure an interest in land by acts of user or the lapse of time.
Land-Use Planning$90.00 – $144.00
Prescriptive easement, that is, one arising through long use, not through specific grant.
Public International Law, 2/e$60.00 – $96.00
The process by which sovereignty over territory is transferred from one state to another as a result of adverse effective occupation of the territory by the latter.