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noun property pronunciation in American English /ˈprɑpərti/ 
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singularproperty
pluralproperties
  1. 1
    [uncountable] things, especially valuable things, that are owned by someone
    personal property:

    The books are my personal property.

    stolen property:

    He was charged with receiving stolen property.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] land and the buildings on it

    He owns several residential properties in London and New York.

    The sign said "Private Property, Keep Out."

    1. a.
      [only before noun] relating to property

      Property prices are falling.

      wealthy property owners

  3. 3
    [countable] [often plural] a quality or feature of something

    The water is said to have healing properties.

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