public property

Definition of public property

  1. :  something owned by the city, town, or state The library books are public property.

Word by Word Definitions

publicplay
  1. :  exposed to general view :  open

    :  well-known, prominent

    :  perceptible, material

  1. :  the people as a whole :  populace

    :  a group of people having common interests or characteristics

    :  the group at which a particular activity or enterprise aims

propertyplay
  1. :  a quality or trait belonging and especially peculiar to an individual or thing

    :  an effect that an object has on another object or on the senses

    :  virtue


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