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personal property

noun [U]
 
 
( also personalty)
LAW the things you own which you can take with you, such as money, vehicles, or furniture, rather than land or buildings: Under Tennessee law, pets are considered personal property of their owners.
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Translations of “personal property”
in Chinese (Traditional) 動產…
in Chinese (Simplified) 动产…
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