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Definition of "personal property" []

  • Law Temporary or movable property. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "personal property" in a sentence
  • "Condominium owners can purchase a special policy HO-6 similar to HO-4 to cover personal property or damage not covered by the condo master policy."
  • "One portion, valued at L80,000, consisted of certain entailed estates, but without Shelley's concurrence the entail could not be prolonged beyond himself; the rest consisted of unentailed landed property and personal property amounting to L120,000."
  • "At first the desk clerk told me McNear wasn't available, but when I said — loudly — that I wanted to talk with him about the theft of personal property from my vehicle while it was in valet parking, he summoned the hotelier from his office."