proprietorial


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pro·pri·e·tor

 (prə-prī′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. One who has legal title to something; an owner.
2. One who owns or owns and manages a business or other such establishment.

[Probably alteration of Middle English proprietarie; see proprietary.]

pro·pri′e·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
pro·pri′e·to′ri·al·ly adv.
pro·pri′e·tor·ship′ n.
Translations

proprietorial

[prəˌpraɪəˈtɔːrɪəl] ADJ [attitude etc] → protector

proprietorial

[prəˌpraɪəˈtɔːriəl] adj [person, attitude] → possessif/ive
to be proprietorial about sth → être possessif avec qch

proprietorial

[prɒpraɪəˈtɔːrɪəl] (frm) adj
a. (behaviour, attitude) → possessivo/a
b. (duties, rights) → del proprietario
References in classic literature ?
She was accustomed to being looked at admiringly, but about this particular look there was a subtle quality that distinguished it from the ordinary--something proprietorial.
Asia Plantation Capital are leading the way in replanting the Aquilaria species, and inoculating trees with the proprietorial (and patented) technologies that have taken millions of dollars and thousands of Scientific Advisory Board man-hours to conceive and arrive at.
FOR the moment, however, in the confines of his own hut, Carwyn had more pressing needs and, as the boots attained their supreme gloss on the bed opposite, he took a fatherly interest in them, expressing a proprietorial interest.
Established in 2000 and listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX: EVM) in 2001, Melbourne based EnviroMission Limited aims to commercialise proprietorial Solar Tower technology in major energy markets of North America, Asia, the Middle East and China -- EnviroMission has a 100% owned US subsidiary, EnviroMission Inc.
So a proprietorial drape of the male arm around a woman's shoulders can be a reminder of this subservience.
The 47-year-old The Men Who Stare At Goats writer from Roath, who took media studies at the University of Westminster between 1985 and 1988, revealed that finding out the world's most wanted terrorist had also gone there made him "feel weirdly sad, proprietorial and defensive" of the place.
categories: exclusive, concurrent, partial, and proprietorial (or
The man with his gesture, which could be seen as proprietorial even as it is communicative, the horse with his acceptance of the man's proximity, even though he is not directly relating to him, illustrate such a dialectic incorporating ontological tension and cohesion.
I don't have any owner's rights on the TV series or the character, I'm not proprietorial.
People can be very odd about their bins, proprietorial, in fact.
Territoriality means that organisations are embedded in proprietorial, institutional, and cultural-political structures of the nation and (in our case) state.
Some of it, you know, is taken off websites of little or no merit, that is a challenge, and there is little or no editorial control of some of what gets out there on websites and social media, but overall it has to be a good thing that people now have a much more proprietorial interest in what is going on in their neighborhood, or the nature of the an event like the Olympic Games, like the Expo or the World Cup.