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The premature termination of some right or interest. For example, if land is held in trust for A for life so long as he does not marry and then for B, there is a cesser of A's life interest if he marries. A mortgage under which the mortgagor attorns tenant of the mortgagee (see attornment) provides for cesser on redemption: thus the tenancy ends whenever the debt is repaid.

Subjects: Law.

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