\pˈɔːʃən dɪspˈɒnɪbˌiː], \pˈɔːʃən dɪspˈɒnɪbˌiː], \p_ˈɔː_ʃ_ə_n d_ɪ_s_p_ˈɒ_n_ɪ_b_ˌiː]\
Definitions of PORTION DISPONIBEE
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Fr. In French law. That part of a man's estate which he may bequeath to other persons than his natural heirs. A parent leaving one legitimate child may dispose of one-half only of his property; one leaving two, one-third only; and one leaving three or more, one- fourth only; and it matters not whether the disposition is inter vivos or by will.
By Henry Campbell Black
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