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Community property   /kəmjˈunəti prˈɑpərti/   Listen
Community property

Property and income belonging jointly to a married couple.

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"Community property" Quotes from Famous Books

... group-work, such as the capture and killing of buffalo, salmon, and all larger game among the North American Indians, and the maize which individual women tended but which belonged to the household or the tribe in common, were all shared as community property." When to this communal possession of products of group-activity were added control over marriage portions, however those might be appropriated, and the management of all property thought to be of group-value, we can see that all of economic weight of influence ...
— The Family and it's Members • Anna Garlin Spencer

Words linked to "Community property" :   holding, property, belongings

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