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pro·pri·e·tar·y

 (prə-prī′ĭ-tĕr′ē)
adj.
1. Of or relating to a proprietor or to ownership: had proprietary rights.
2. Privately owned, as a business: a proprietary hospital.
3. Owned by a private individual or corporation under a trademark or patent: a proprietary drug.
n. pl. pro·pri·e·tar·ies
1. A proprietor or group of proprietors.
2. Ownership; proprietorship.
3. A proprietary medicine.
4. One granted ownership of a proprietary colony.

[From Middle English proprietarie, owner of property, from Old French proprietaire and from Medieval Latin proprietārius, both from Late Latin, of a property owner, from Latin proprietās, ownership; see property.]

pro·pri′e·tar′i·ly adv.

proprietary

(prəˈpraɪɪtərɪ; -trɪ)
adj
1. (Commerce) of, relating to, or belonging to property or proprietors
2. privately owned and controlled
3. (Pharmacology) med of or denoting a drug or agent manufactured and distributed under a trade name. Compare ethical3
n, pl -taries
4. (Pharmacology) med a proprietary drug or agent
5. (Commerce) a proprietor or proprietors collectively
6. (Commerce)
a. right to property
b. property owned
7. (Historical Terms) Also called: lord proprietary (in Colonial America) an owner, governor, or grantee of a proprietary colony
[C15: from Late Latin proprietārius an owner, from proprius one's own]
proˈprietarily adv

pro•pri•e•tar•y

(prəˈpraɪ ɪˌtɛr i)

adj., n., pl. -tar•ies. adj.
1. pertaining to, belonging to, or being a proprietor.
2. pertaining to property or ownership.
3. manufactured and sold only by the owner of the patent, trademark, etc.: proprietary medicine.
4. privately owned and operated for profit: proprietary hospitals.
n.
5. an owner or proprietor.
6. a body of proprietors.
7. ownership.
8. something owned, esp. real estate.
9. a proprietary medicine.
10. the grantee or owner of a proprietary colony.
[1400–50; late Middle English (n.) < Medieval Latin proprietārius owner, n. use of Late Latin adj.: of an owner, of ownership]
pro•pri`e•tar′i•ly (-ˈtɛər ɪ li) adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proprietary - an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
ownership - the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
Adj.1.proprietary - protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights; "`Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form"
nonproprietary - not protected by trademark or patent or copyright; "nonproprietary products are in the public domain and anyone can produce or distribute them"
Translations
proprietär
alkuperäinenalkuperäis-omaomistajaomistava
bejegyzettszabadalmazotttulajdon i

proprietary

[prəˈpraɪətərɪ]
A. ADJpropietario (Comm) → patentado
B. CPD proprietary brand Nmarca f comercial
proprietary goods NPLartículos mpl de marca
proprietary interest Ninterés m patrimonial
proprietary name Nnombre m propietario

proprietary

[prəˈpraɪətəri] adj
[software, information, technology] → propriétaire
(= proprietorial) [attitude] → possessif/iveproprietary brand nmarque f propriétaire

proprietary

adj classbesitzend; attitude, mannerbesitzergreifend; proprietary rightsBesitzrecht nt; proprietary article/nameMarkenartikel/-name m; proprietary drugMarkenpräparat nt; the author has rather strong proprietary feelings about his workder Autor sieht sein Werk als persönlichen Besitz an

proprietary

[prəˈpraɪətrɪ] adj (Comm) proprietary articleprodotto con marchio depositato
proprietary brand → marchio di fabbrica
proprietary medicine → specialità farmaceutica
proprietary name → nome depositato or registrato
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