What does private property mean?
Definitions for private property
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personal property, personal estate, personalty, private propertynoun
movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
Property to which individuals or corporations have certain exclusive property rights, but do not necessarily possess.
Property to which the state or other public organizations do not have exclusive property rights.
Private property is a system that allocates particular objects like pieces of land to particular individuals to use and manage as they please, to the exclusion of others and to the exclusion of any detailed control by society. In legal terms it's usually a designation for the ownership of property by non-governmental legal entities. Private property is distinguishable from public property which is owned by a state entity and from collective or cooperative property which is owned by a group of non-governmental entities. Certain political philosophies such as anarchism and socialism make a clear distinction between private and personal property while others blend the two together. Private property is a legal concept defined and enforced by a country's political system.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Commissions of privateers do not extend to the capture of private property on land; a right not even granted to men-of-war. Private armed ships are not within the terms of a capitulation protecting private property generally.
The numerical value of private property in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of private property in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of private property in a Sentence
Paul Brooks, The Pursuit of Wilderness (1971):
We shall never understand the natural environment until we see it as a living organism. Land can be healthy or sick, fertile or barren, rich or poor, lovingly nurtured or bled white. Our present attitudes and laws governing the ownership and use of land represent an abuse of the concept of private property.... Today you can murder land for private profit. You can leave the corpse for all to see and nobody calls the cops.
There has been so much damage to private property we are trying to record all losses, but the volume is just too high. Its already in the tens of millions in damages, we are seeing the use of banned weaponry like very large cluster bombs and many human losses because of this. People are scared, they have gone underground, or they are fleeing to IDP camps or to become refugees in Armenia. Even far from frontlines, people are dying.
Americans have a longstanding affinity with railroads and railroad tracks, but train tracks are private property and are dangerous places where trains kill and injure hundreds of people every year.
By abolishing private property one takes away the human love of aggression.
The idea behind (accommodation website) Airbnb, to offer up private property for wider usage, was the inspiration behind the idea of offering a car-sharing option for Mini.
Translations for private property
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- propiedad privadaSpanish
- milik pribadiIndonesian
- propriedade privadaPortuguese
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