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abutter

[uh-buht-er] /əˈbʌt ər/
noun
1.
a person who owns adjacent land.
Origin
1665-1675
1665-75, Americanism; abut + -er1
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Examples from the web for abutter
  • TH asked the abutter if he was satisfied with the progress that has been made regarding the water drainage.
  • She is a direct abutter and has had a problem for seventeen years.
  • The developer is meeting with the abutter across the street to address his issues.
  • If the wood can be used as firewood, the tree warden determines if the property abutter to the tree wants the wood.
British Dictionary definitions for abutter

abutter

/əˈbʌtə/
noun
1.
(property law) the owner of adjoining property
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