property

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property is part of the Basic English 850.
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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA: /ˈpɹɒpəti/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈpɹɑpɚti/
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  • Hyphenation: prop‧er‧ty

Noun[change]

Singular
property

Plural
properties

  1. (countable & uncountable) Property is a thing or things that belong to someone; things that someone owns.
    This house is now my property. I've finished paying for it.
  2. (countable) A property is a quality that something has; a way that something is.
    One good property of this coat is that it keeps rain out.