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personal property

noun, Law.
an estate or property consisting of movable articles both corporeal, as furniture or jewelry, or incorporeal, as stocks or bonds (distinguished from real property).
Origin of personal property
First recorded in 1830-40
chattels, effects. Unabridged
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personal property

(law) movable property, such as furniture or money Also called personalty Compare real property
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personal property definition

Furniture, automobiles, boats, and other possessions that are not included in the category of real property.

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