property right

noun
|Updated on: 6 Aug 2018

Definition of property right

: a legal right or interest in or against specific property

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First Known Use of property right

1848

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property right

noun

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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