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Definition of easement noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    easement

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈiːzmənt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈiːzmənt//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1(law) the right to cross or use somebody’s land for a particular purpose
  2. 2(literary) a state or feeling of peace or happiness
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French aisement, from aisier, from the phrase a aise ‘at ease’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: easement