a legal right to or in a particular property.
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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Origin of property right
First recorded in 1940–45
Words nearby property right
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Example sentences from the Web for property right
Men sometimes even appear to have a mysterious sort of property-right over their totems.The Elementary Forms of the Religious Life|Emile Durkheim