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property British & World English

A thing or things belonging to someone; possessions collectively

property English Thesaurus

a widower who left all his property to his housekeeper

lost property British & World English

A place where lost articles are stored to await retrieval by their owners

property tax British & World English

A tax levied directly on property

real property British & World English

Property consisting of land or buildings

common property British & World English

A thing or things held jointly

property ladder British & World English

A series of ascending stages by which people are perceived to progress as they are able to buy more expensive houses, the initial stage consisting of buying one’s first property

property-owning British & World English

(Of a person or group) possessing property or land

community property British & World English

Property owned jointly by a married couple

personal property British & World English

All of someone’s property except land and those interests in land that pass to their heirs

property developer British & World English

A person or company that makes money by building houses or renovating existing properties for sale

property mistress British & World English

A person in charge of theatrical props

intellectual property British & World English

Intangible property that is the result of creativity, such as patents, copyrights, etc.

property qualification British & World English

A qualification for office or for the exercise of a right, especially the right to vote, based on the ownership of property

community of property British & World English

(In South Africa) a marriage contract in which the possessions of the partners are merged in a joint estate and disposed of by means of a joint will

World Intellectual Property Organization British & World English

An organization, established in 1967 and an agency of the United Nations from 1974, for cooperation between governments in matters concerning patents, trademarks, and copyright, and the transfer of technology between countries. Its headquarters are in Geneva

common property in common British & World English

A thing or things held jointly

property man in property mistress British & World English

A person in charge of theatrical props


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