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personal property

n. Law
Property owned by a person that is not real estate; chattels or movable goods.
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personal property

n
(Law) law movable property, such as furniture or money. Also called: personalty Compare real property
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per′sonal prop′erty


n.
an estate or property consisting of movable articles both corporeal, as furniture or jewelry, and incorporeal, as stocks or bonds (disting. from real property).
[1830–40]
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personal property

Property of any kind or any interest therein, except real property, records of the Federal Government, and naval vessels of the following categories: surface combatants, support ships, and submarines.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.personal 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?"
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personal property

noun
One's portable property:
belonging (often used in plural), effect (used in plural), good (used in plural), lares and penates, personal effects, possession (used in plural), property, thing (often used in plural).
Informal: stuff.
Law: chattel, movable (often used in plural).
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Translations

personal property

n (Law) → beni mpl personali
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always, as a general matter, recognize the right of the finder."); 1 WILLIAM BLACKSTONE, COMMENTARIES *295-96 (stating that no title can be acquired in a discovered treasure trove--money found in a hiding place--and, implicitly, that one who takes a treasure trove is a converter); Comments, Lost, Mislaid, and Abandoned Property, 8 FORDHAM L.