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property Idioms & Phrases


bodily property

  • noun an attribute of the body
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chemical property

  • noun a property used to characterize materials in reactions that change their identity
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church property

  • noun property or income owned by a church
    spirituality; spiritualty.
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color property

  • noun an attribute of color
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community property

  • noun property and income belonging jointly to a married couple
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Corporeal property

  • such as may be seen and handled (as opposed to incorporeal, which can not be seen or handled, and exists only in contemplation).
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intellectual property

  • noun intangible property that is the result of creativity (such as patents or trademarks or copyrights)
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Literary property

  • . (a) Property which consists in written or printed compositions . (b) The exclusive right of publication as recognized and limited by law.
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olfactory property

  • noun any property detected by the olfactory system
    scent; odor; odour; aroma; smell.
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Personal estateproperty

  • (Law), movables; chattels; opposed to real estate or property. It usually consists of things temporary and movable, including all subjects of property not of a freehold nature.
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personal property

  • noun movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
    personal estate; personal property; personalty.
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physical property

  • noun any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
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physiological property

  • noun a property having to do with the functioning of the body
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private property

  • noun movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
    personal estate; personal property; personalty.
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property line

  • noun the boundary line between two pieces of property
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Property man

  • noun member of the stage crew in charge of properties
    propman; property man.
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  • or prop man , one who has charge of the "properties" of a theater.
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property master

  • noun member of the stage crew in charge of properties
    propman; property man.
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property owner

  • noun a holder or proprietor of land
    landowner; landholder.
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property right

  • noun the legal right of ownership
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property settlement

  • noun (matrimonial law) the division of property owned or acquired by marriage partners during their marriage
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property tax

  • noun a capital tax on property imposed by municipalities; based on the estimated value of the property
    land tax.
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property-owning

  • adjective satellite owning land or securities as a principal source of revenue
    propertied.
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public property

  • noun property owned by a government
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Qualified property

  • (Law), that which depends on temporary possession, as that in wild animals reclaimed, or as in the case of a bailment.
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Real estateproperty

  • lands, tenements, and hereditaments; freehold interests in landed property; property in houses and land. Kent. Burrill.
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real property

  • noun property consisting of houses and land
    real estate; immovable; realty.
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sound property

  • noun an attribute of sound
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spatial property

  • noun any property relating to or occupying space
    spatiality.
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Special property

  • (Law), a qualified or limited ownership possession, as in wild animals, things found or bailed.
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stolen property

  • noun property that has been stolen
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tactile property

  • noun a property perceived by touch
    feel.
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taste property

  • noun a property appreciated via the sense of taste
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temporal property

  • noun a property relating to time
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transferred property

  • noun a possession whose ownership changes or lapses
    transferred possession.
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visual property

  • noun an attribute of vision
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