distributive share
n.
A share that an heir receives from an intestate estate, or that a partner receives from a dissolved partnership.

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  • distributive share — The share in the personal estate of an intestate, after the payment of his debts and claims against the estate, to which a distributee or heir is entitled. 22 Am J2d Desc & D § 22. The term has also been applied with less precision to the share… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • distributive share — The share or portion which a given heir receives on the legal distribution of an intestate estate; or from a dissolved partnership. Helvering v. Enright s Estate, 312 U.S. 636, 61 S.Ct. 777, 781, 85 L.Ed. 1093. Sometimes, by an extension of… …   Black's law dictionary

  • share — n 1: a portion belonging to, due to, or due from an individual a joint tortfeasor is liable for her share of the damages; specif: the part allotted or belonging to one of a number owning together any property or interest the share of a joint… …   Law dictionary

  • share — To partake; enjoy with others; have a portion of + share, n A part or definite portion of a thing owned by a number of persons in common and contemplates something owned in common by two or more persons and has reference to that part of the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • share — A word of different connations. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1327. The portion of a testator s estate given to a particular beneficiary. 57 Am J1st Wills § 1327. The portion of an intestate estate to which one of two or more heirs or distributees is… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Distributive — Dis*trib u*tive, a. [Cf. F. distributif.] 1. Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing to each his proper share. Distributive justice. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) Assigning the species of a general term. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distributive operation — Distributive Dis*trib u*tive, a. [Cf. F. distributif.] 1. Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing to each his proper share. Distributive justice. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) Assigning the species of a general …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Distributive proportion — Distributive Dis*trib u*tive, a. [Cf. F. distributif.] 1. Tending to distribute; serving to divide and assign in portions; dealing to each his proper share. Distributive justice. Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. (Logic) Assigning the species of a general …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • distributive — adjective Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to distribution: as a. dealing a proper share to each of a group b. diffusing more or less evenly 2. of a word referring singly and without exception to the members of a group < each, either, and… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • distribution theory — ▪ economics Introduction       in economics, the systematic attempt to account for the sharing of the national income among the owners of the factors of production land, labour, and capital. Traditionally, economists have studied how the costs of …   Universalium

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