property right

noun
a legal right to or in a particular property.

Origin:
1940–45

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Example sentences
In addition, the object of the scheme must be a traditionally recognized
  property right.
Most property right laws were originally to keep government from intervention.
When the government provides a property right to someone, that property right
  cannot be taken away without due process.
Moreover, such laws are based on a novel concept: that individuals have a
  property right in information about themselves.
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