private property

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private property (countable and uncountable, plural private properties)

  1. (law, property law) Property to which individuals or corporations have certain exclusive property rights, but do not necessarily possess.
    • 1969, Paul Kantner (lyrics and music), “We Can Be Together”, performed by Jefferson Airplane:
      All your private property is / Target for your enemy / And your enemy is we
  2. (law, property law) Property to which the state or other public organizations do not have exclusive property rights.



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