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proprietary

adjective

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belonging to only one person, unit, or group and not used by or available to others
  • The restaurant's proprietary recipe for barbecue sauce is only known to the head chef.

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The first known use of proprietary was in the 15th century

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“Proprietary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/proprietary. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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