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property right

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  1. a legal right to or in a particular property.
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Origin of property right

First recorded in 1940–45
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples

  • Men sometimes even appear to have a mysterious sort of property-right over their totems.

    The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life

    Emile Durkheim