Definition of personal property in English:

personal property

Line breaks: per|son¦al prop|erty


[mass noun] Law
  • All of someone’s property except land and those interests in land that pass to their heirs. Compare with real property.
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    • 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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