adverse possession

Adverse Possession

Adverse possession is a legal concept that allows a person to gain ownership of someone else’s property through continuous and open possession for a specified period of time. In Telugu, it is known as విరుద్ధ ఆక్రమణ (viruddha ākramaṇa).


Adverse possession is pronounced as /ˈædvɜrs pəˈzɛʃən/.


Some synonyms for adverse possession include:

  • Squatter’s rights
  • Usucapion
  • Prescriptive acquisition

Nearby Words

Here are some nearby words related to adverse possession:

  • Property (Noun) – సంపత్తి (sampatti) – The land or belongings owned by someone.
  • Ownership (Noun) – స్వామిత్వం (svāmitvaṁ) – The state or fact of being the legal possessor of something.
  • Trespass (Verb) – ఆక్రమించు (ākramin̄cu) – To enter someone’s land or property without permission.
  • Claim (Noun) – దావా (dāvā) – A demand or request for ownership or possession of something.

Example sentences:

  1. ఆక్రమణం చేసిన వ్యక్తి సంపత్తిని స్వామిత్వం పొందగలడు. (Ākramaṇaṁ cēsina vyakti sampatti ni svāmitvaṁ pondagaladu) – The person who trespasses can acquire ownership of the property.
  2. ఆక్రమణం చేసిన వ్యక్తికి సంపత్తి దావా చేయాలి. (Ākramaṇaṁ cēsina vyaktiki sampatti dāvā cēyāli) – The person who trespasses should claim ownership of the property.


The antonym for adverse possession is అపాయ పొందుట (apāya ponduṭa) which means “to lose possession”.

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