property right

noun

Definition of property right

  1. :  a legal right or interest in or against specific property

1848

First Known Use of property right

1848


Law Dictionary

property right

noun

Legal Definition of property right

  1. 1 :  a right or interest in or involving property (as real property) a conflict between environmental regulations and property rights

  2. 2 :  property interest at interest 3b

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