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chattel

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈtʃæt.əl/ US  /ˈtʃæt̬-/ old use or formal
a personal possession
私人财产
He treated his wife as little more than a chattel.
他把他的妻子当作私人财产。
goods and chattels
私人财物
Belongings and possessions
Translations of “chattel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 私人財產…
(Definition of chattel from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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