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Legal Definition and Related Resources of Purchaser

Meaning of Purchaser

One who buys property . One who acquires property in any mode other than by descent . A person who takes by purchase . U. C. C. §1-201(33). transferee of a voluntary transfer , and includes immediate or mediate transferee of such a transferee. 11 U.S.C. §101(32).

Purchaser Alternative Definition

A buyer; a vendee. The term is applied indifferently to persons acquiring, by purchase, either realty or personalty, but in the interest of exact nomenclature it should be applied only with respect to the sale of realty; “buyer” being the appropriate term for one who obtains personalty by sale.

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Purchaser in Historical Law

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Legal Abbreviations and Acronyms

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Adjustment, Assignment, , Buyer, C.i.f., Closed Transaction, Conditional Sale, Covenant, Credit, Del Credere, Delivery, Deposit, Doubtful Title, Floor Plan Rule, Innocent Purchaser, Invoice, Lease And Release, Listing, Maritime Lien, Marketable Title, On Approval, Sale, Owner, Real Estate Agent, Refund Annuity, Repossession, Repurchase Agreement, Stoppage In Transitu, Title, Trade Acceptance, Travellers Check, Trust For Sale.


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Purchaser in Law Enforcement

Main Entry: Law Enforcement in the Legal Dictionary. This section provides, in the context of Law Enforcement, a partial definition of purchaser.


See Also

  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Police
  • Law Enforcement Agency

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