property right


Definition of property right

: a legal right or interest in or against specific property

Examples of property right in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What are some of the elements that make a property right for Smarter? Bridget Arsenault, Forbes, 26 May 2021 In the Cedar Point case, the union can only enter their property right before and right after working hours and during lunch break, and only during certain times of the year. Evan Gerstmann, Forbes, 21 Mar. 2021 Boston Harbor Hotel is a five-star property right on the water with 232 rooms and suites. Travel + Leisure, 1 Mar. 2021 Depending on your state’s regulations and season lengths, there’s a fantastic opportunity to hunt multiple species on the same piece of property right now. Joe Genzel, Outdoor Life, 12 Jan. 2021 Previously it was called M&M Stables, a popular property right in the heart of downtown Davie. Brooke Baitinger,, 13 Nov. 2020 At its core, the dispute is a philosophical schism about whether control over personal data should be treated as a civil right or a property right. Dustin Gardiner,, 21 Sep. 2020 The measures might have violated property rights and personal privacy, which were not the priority of the officials and weren’t taken into consideration in making policies, explains Yu. Youyou Zhou, Quartz Africa, 25 Apr. 2020 The current articulation of the contrast between property rights and the right to live was born in the 19th century. On Barak, Quartz, 16 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of property right

1848, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2021

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“Property right.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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property right


Legal Definition of property right

1 : a right or interest in or involving property (as real property) a conflict between environmental regulations and property rights
2 : property interest at interest 3b


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