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n. pl. pro·pri·a (-prē-ə)
In Aristotelian thought, a predicable property common to all members of a kind but not constituting part of the definition of that kind.

[Medieval Latin, from neuter of Latin proprius, proper (to) (translation of Greek idion); see per in Indo-European roots.]
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(Logic) logic obsolete Also called: property an attribute that is not essential to a species but is common and peculiar to it
[C16: Latin, neuter sing of proprius proper, own]
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En la actualidad, sin embargo, la teologia catolica contemporanea ha llegado a un consenso, a su juicio, en la necesidad de ahondar no solo el proprium de Cristo y el proprium del Espiritu Santo en la Iglesia, sino sobre todo el vinculo teologico existente entre ambos, sin perder nunca la prioridad de Cristo.
and its affiliates have sold UK leased and tenanted pub company Admiral Taverns to a joint venture that includes C and C Group plc, Proprium Capital Partners, and Admiral Taverns management, the firm said.
IRISH drinks firm C&C, which is behind Magners cider, has inked a deal to acquire pub chain Admiral Taverns alongside Proprium Capital Partners in a PS220m deal.