jus proprietatis

noun
jus pro·​pri·​e·​ta·​tis | \ -p(r)əˌprīəˈtātə̇s \

Definition of jus proprietatis

: a right based on ownership of property irrespective of actual possession

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History and Etymology for jus proprietatis

Medieval Latin, literally, right of ownership

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“Jus proprietatis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jus%20proprietatis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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