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propertied

[prop-er-teed]
adjective
  1. owning property: the propertied class.
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Origin of propertied

First recorded in 1600–10; property + -ed3
Related formsun·prop·er·tied, adjective
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Historical Examples

  • Another misused word is the Roman term proletariat, which in modern jargon means all the unpropertied people in a modern state.

    The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind

    Herbert George Wells


British Dictionary definitions for unpropertied

propertied

adjective
  1. owning land or property
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Word Origin and History for unpropertied

propertied

adj.

"holding property," 1760, from property (n.).

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