Movable property; belongings exclusive of land and buildings. Compare with real property.
- Real property and personal property may have different rules applied to them.
- Apart from pledge, English law divides security over personal property into mortgages and charges.
- The ownership of land, as opposed to personal property, is subject to particular rules.
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Syllabification: per·son·al pro·per·ty
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