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Definition of "escheated" [escheated]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of escheat. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "escheated" in a sentence
  • "Land could be confiscated if the tenant violated his duties to his landlord, and it "escheated" to the lord in case of failure of heirs."
  • "Our entire CD, worth almost $7,000, had been escheated to the state."
  • "In California, a CD can be escheated if there's no activity in the account for three years after it matures."
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