Meaning of PROPERTY in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ prɒpə(r)ti ]

( properties)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


Someone’s property is all the things that belong to them or something that belongs to them. ( FORMAL )

Richard could easily destroy her personal property to punish her for walking out on him...

Security forces searched thousands of homes, confiscating weapons and stolen property.

N-UNCOUNT : usu with poss


A property is a building and the land belonging to it. ( FORMAL )

This vehicle has been parked on private property.



The properties of a substance or object are the ways in which it behaves in particular conditions.

A radio signal has both electrical and magnetic properties.

N-COUNT : usu pl

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