property belonging to all members of a community.
someone or something regarded as belonging to the public in general: The personal lives of celebrities often become common property.
information that is commonly known; common knowledge: His secret was soon common property.
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How to use common property in a sentence
By law, it is their common property and that’s the right two words you used at the start of data commons.
Jean supplied the rod, Jeanne gave the line and the hook; so the tackle is the common property of brother and sister.Child Life In Town And Country | Anatole France
In other words, when the patent expires, not only the product but also the name itself becomes common property.
Mrs. Herne said: "Thank you, Penloe; the ideas you have advanced should become common property of the many."A California Girl | Edward Eldridge
In marriage, the husband administers for both, not only the common property, but her personal possessions.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall
If the parties have agreed to the "partnership of gains," the common property is liable for the debts of either.The College, the Market, and the Court | Caroline H. Dall