Definition of Preemptor

1. Noun. Someone who acquires land by preemption.

Exact synonyms: Pre-emptor
Generic synonyms: Appropriator
Derivative terms: Preempt



2. Noun. A bidder in bridge who makes a preemptive bid.
Exact synonyms: Pre-emptor
Generic synonyms: Bidder
Derivative terms: Preempt

Definition of Preemptor

1. Noun. One who preempts; especially, one who appropriates public land. ¹

2. Noun. One who preĆ«mpts; compare: preĆ«mptioner. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Preemptor

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Preemptor

preemptable
preempted
preemptible
preempting
preemption
preemptioner
preemptioners
preemptions
preemptive
preemptive bid
preemptive right
preemptive self-defence
preemptive strike
preemptive strikes
preemptively
preemptor (current term)
preemptors
preemptory
preempts
preen
preen gland
preenact
preenacted
preenacting
preenacts
preened
preener
preeners
preengage
preengaged

Literary usage of Preemptor

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1. The American and English Encyclopedia of Law by John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland (1892)
"The rights of the preemptor' in this stage are inchoate and personal, and therefore cannot be conveyed or assigned to others.1 cases that an v agreement ..."

2. Speeches, Messages, and Other Writings of the Hon. Albert G. Brown: A by Albert Gallatin Brown (1859)
"And be it further enacted, That the preemptor may, at any time, at his or her discretion, enter the lands preempted, by paying therefor to the proper ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Louisiana by Louisiana Supreme Court (1860)
"The appellant contends, that the purchaser of the land was a preemptor, and could neither assign nor transfer his right of preemption prior to the issuing ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1884)
"In case of false swearing the preemptor was subject to a prosecution for perjury, ... Did it mean to disqualify the preemptor who had entered the land from ..."

5. New Edition of the Babylonian Talmud (1901)
"If the buyer is about to pay with current money, and the preemptor wishes to pay with money which is of greater value but is not current, he loses his right ..."

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