proprium

[ proh-pree-uh m ]
/ ˈproʊ pri əm /
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noun, plural pro·pri·a [proh-pree-uh] /ˈproʊ pri ə/. Logic.

a nonessential property common to all the members of a class; attribute.

Nearby words

  1. proprioception,
  2. proprioceptive,
  3. proprioceptive mechanism,
  4. proprioceptive reflex,
  5. proprioceptor,
  6. props,
  7. props ,
  8. propter hoc,
  9. proptosis,
  10. proptotic

in propria persona

[ in proh-pree-uh per-soh-nuh ]
/ ɪn ˈproʊ pri ə pərˈsoʊ nə /

adverb Law.

represented by oneself and not by an attorney. Abbreviation: in pro. per.

Origin of in propria persona

1645–55; < Latin: in one's own person

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British Dictionary definitions for propria

in propria persona

/ Latin (ɪn ˈprəʊprɪə pɜːˈsəʊnə) /

adverb

mainly law in person; personally

proprium

/ (ˈprəʊprɪəm) /

noun

Also called: property logic obsolete an attribute that is not essential to a species but is common and peculiar to it

Word Origin for proprium

C16: Latin, neuter sing of proprius proper, own

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