intellectual property

noun

Definition of intellectual property

  1. :  property (as an idea, invention, or process) that derives from the work of the mind or intellect; also :  an application, right, or registration relating to this

Examples of intellectual property in a sentence

  1. Any song that you write is your intellectual property.

1769

First Known Use of intellectual property

1769


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Defined for English Language Learners

intellectual property

noun

Definition of intellectual property for English Language Learners

  • law : something (such as an idea, invention, or process) that comes from a person's mind


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