property, common

property, common
n.
Property shared by two or more owners, such as tenants in common or husband and wife; property owned by all citizens and held in trust by the government.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

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