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common property

noun
1.
property belonging to all members of a community.
2.
someone or something regarded as belonging to the public in general:
The personal lives of celebrities often become common property.
3.
information that is commonly known; common knowledge:
His secret was soon common property.
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  • The intellectual creations of individual nations become common property.
  • The common property shall be included within the scope of the deeds transferring ownership of units in this condominium.
  • Because the insecticides affect more than the target population, there are common property or externality effects.

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