pre-conveyance

conveyance

[kuhn-vey-uhns]
noun
1.
the act of conveying; transmission; communication.
2.
a means of transporting, especially a vehicle, as a bus, airplane, or automobile.
3.
Law.
a.
the transfer of property from one person to another.
b.
the instrument or document by which this is effected.

Origin:
1495–1505; convey + -ance

nonconveyance, noun
preconveyance, noun
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conveyance (kənˈveɪəns)
 
n
1.  the act of conveying
2.  a means of transport
3.  law
 a.  a transfer of the legal title to property
 b.  the document effecting such a transfer
 
con'veyancer
 
n

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conveyance
c.1500, "act of conveying," from 'convy. Meaning "document by which something is legally conveyed" is from 1570s; sense "means of transportation" is attested from 1590s. Related: Conveyancing (1670s).
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