Definición de property en inglés:


Saltos de línea: prop|erty
Pronunciación: /ˈprɒpəti

sustantivo (plural properties)

1 [mass noun] A thing or things belonging to someone; possessions collectively: she wanted Oliver and his property out of her flat the stolen property was not recovered
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  • When arrests were made stolen property was recovered that belonged to two victims of a robbery in the town centre.
  • He also faces a charge of possessing stolen property in connection with the March 11 incident.
  • Police are recommending charges of possessing stolen property, and break, enter and theft against the man.
resources, assets, valuables, fortune, capital, riches, wealth, holdings, securities, patrimony;
informal gear
South African informal trek
1.1A building or buildings and the land belonging to it or them: he’s expanding now, buying property [count noun]: the renovation of council properties
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  • And this time is an exciting one in the commercial property market.
  • It was, they said, far too risky and was overexposed to the commercial property market.
  • So maybe we have some areas outside of protected areas, on private property or council land, that could be set aside for those uses.
building(s), premises, house(s), land, estates, acres, acreage;
freehold, leasehold;
North American real estate
1.2 (properties) Shares or investments in property: properties ran into profit-taking, with Haslemere 176p
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  • Some women have invested in properties as part of their pension plan.
  • It is not mandatory that you take out a payment protection policy when purchasing investment properties.
  • Estate agents have already reported increases in investment properties as a direct result of the budget.
1.3 Law The right to the possession, use, or disposal of something; ownership: rights of property
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  • But how were those notions of ownership and property understood in customary terms?
  • Just because of the abuse of property ownership, private property should not altogether be eliminated.
  • The second major element in communist doctrine was the social ownership of property and central planning of the economy.
1.4 old-fashioned term for prop2.
2An attribute, quality, or characteristic of something: the property of heat to expand metal at uniform rates
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  • Yet, someone of strong will and character can override such properties and master the relic.
  • The types of bonds in minerals can affect the properties and characteristics of minerals.
  • The Bible does attribute the properties of life and death to both the plants and the lower animals.


Middle English: from an Anglo-Norman French variant of Old French propriete, from Latin proprietas, from proprius 'one's own, particular' (see proper).

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