personal property

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personal property

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

personal property

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

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]

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.
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?"

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).
Translations

personal property

n (Law) → beni mpl personali
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Likewise, it is planned to create a minimum continuous training of 100 hours in disciplines related to the possession of animals that will be offered in the Center of Professional Training, in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture, and that will also be considered training Sufficient for people who do not have other recognized degrees.
Halpin, spokesman for the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, said there are two avenues used to take possession of animals at risk -- a court order, which takes time, or having the owner voluntarily surrender them.
THE Supreme Court has agreed to examine a plea by animal rights activists seeking quashing of a rule in the Prevention of Cruelty against Animals Act whereby those accused of an offence easily get back possession of animals, resulting in the continued abuse of the animals.

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