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private property


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  • n. Property to which individuals or corporations have certain exclusive property rights, but do not necessarily possess.
  • n. Property to which the state or other public organizations do not have exclusive property rights.

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  • n. movable property (as distinguished from real estate)


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  • There were some who asserted that the Roman law derived private property solely from the right of first occupation (jus primi occupantis), as for instance Wagner

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The right of acquiring private property has been granted by nature, and consequently he who would seek a solution of the social question must start with the principle that private property is to be preserved inviolate (privatas possessiones inviolate servandas).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • At present those items are all the private property of Hummingbird Collins.


  • The Roman jurists were too vividly conscious of the principle Salus publica suprema lex to exempt private property from all legal restrictions.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Chasinger was shot while trespassing on private property owned by Norman Mandarene of Bourbon County, Kentucky.

    Finding Dignity

  • At Exeter the county jail was the private property of a gentleman, John Denny Rolle, who farmed it out to a keeper, and received an income of twenty pounds per annum for it.

    Elizabeth Fry

  • The idea that the human-genome sequence might become private property was deeply distressing.

    The Language of God

  • It should be noted that even under Juárez the positivism of Barreda had defended the concept of private property and was essentially middle-class in its outlook.


  • And though the Catholic Church, following in the footsteps of her Founder, has always recommended voluntary poverty as an evangelical counsel, yet she has at the same time asserted the justice and, as a rule, the necessity of private property and rejected the contrary theories of the Circumcellions, Waldenses,

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Two-thirds rations were a symptom of the fact that two years had gone by without a single ship from England; the long-awaited Guardian storeship which carried so much marine private property as well as tons of flour, salt meat, other provisions and animals had never arrived, and no one knew why.

    Morgan’s Run


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