private property


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private property

n
land or belongings owned by a person or group and kept for their exclusive use
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.private property - movable property (as distinguished from real estate)
belongings, property, holding - something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone; "that hat is my property"; "he is a man of property";
chattel, movable, personal chattel - personal as opposed to real property; any tangible movable property (furniture or domestic animals or a car etc)
effects, personal effects - property of a personal character that is portable but not used in business; "she left some of her personal effects in the house"; "I watched over their effects until they returned"
clobber, stuff - informal terms for personal possessions; "did you take all your clobber?"
Translations
soukromý majetek
privat ejendom
yksityisomaisuus
privatno vlasništvo
個人の所有物
사유 재산
enskild egendom
ทรัพย์สมบัติส่วนตัว
tài sản riêng

private property

nproprietà f inv privata

private property

مُلْكِيَّةٌ خَاصَّة soukromý majetek privat ejendom Privateigentum ιδιωτική περιουσία propiedad privada yksityisomaisuus propriété privée privatno vlasništvo proprietà privata 個人の所有物 사유 재산 privé-eigendom privat eiendom własność prywatna propriedade privada частная собственность enskild egendom ทรัพย์สมบัติส่วนตัว özel mülk tài sản riêng 私有财产
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It is immoral to use private property in order to alleviate the horrible evils that result from the institution of private property.
No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising in the land or naval forces, or in the Militia, when in actual service in time of War or public danger; nor shall any person be subject for the same offense to be twice put in jeopardy of life or limb; nor shall be compelled in any criminal case to be a witness against himself, nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.
Page one hundred and twenty-six: 'The cycle of class struggles which began with the dissolution of rude, tribal communism and the rise of private property will end with the passing of private property in the means of social existence.
And their mutual delight in the tool, which was his, was only equalled by their delight in Mab's first foal, which was Dede's special private property.
In some versions of the great drama of Punch there is a small dog-- a modern innovation--supposed to be the private property of that gentleman, whose name is always Toby.
Every Socialist did his share, and lived upon the vision of the "good time coming,"--when the working class should go to the polls and seize the powers of government, and put an end to private property in the means of production.
At another time the Prince would have treated this deed of violence as a good jest; but now, that it interfered with and impeded his own plans, he exclaimed against the perpetrators, and spoke of the broken laws, and the infringement of public order and of private property, in a tone which might have become King Alfred.
I must see who dares to fry fish on my private property.
It was all well enough in the Southland, under the law of love and fellowship, to respect private property and personal feelings; but in the Northland, under the law of club and fang, whoso took such things into account was a fool, and in so far as he observed them he would fail to prosper.
Tulliver to lose the suit about the right of road and the bridge that made a thoroughfare of his land for every vagabond who preferred an opportunity of damaging private property to walking like an honest man along the highroad; all lawyers were more or less rascals, but Wakem's rascality was of that peculiarly aggravated kind which placed itself in opposition to that form of right embodied in Mr.
At length, however, a kind friend suggested to him a means of doubling his private property at one stroke; and further increasing it, hereafter, to an untold amount.
This is private property, sir; you ought to know that.

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