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The land or property whose owner is able to enforce a Servitude over another property. For example, if the owner of land X has a right of access (an Easement) over then land of Y, then X's land is the 'dominant tenement' in this relationship, and Y's is 'servient'. The term does not denote a master-servant relationship in any broader sense, and properties can be -- and usually are -- dominant and servient at the same time in respect of different rights.