US: /ˈpɹɑpɝti/
UK: /pɹˈɒpəti/

English Vietnamese dictionary

property /property/
  • danh từ
    • quyền sở hữu, tài sản, của cải, vật sở hữu
      • a man of property: người có nhiều của, người giàu có
    • đặc tính, tính chất
      • the chemical properties of iron: những tính chất hoá học của sắt
    • đồ dùng sân khấu (trang trí, phục trang, dàn cảnh...)
    • (định ngữ) (thuộc) quyền sở hữu, (thuộc) tài sản
      • property tax: thuế (đánh vào) tài sản

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun (plural properties)
1 [U] a thing or things that are owned by sb; a possession or possessions: This building is government property. + Be careful not to damage other people's property.
2 [U] land and buildings: The price of property has risen enormously. + property prices + a property developer
3 [C] a building or buildings and the surrounding land: There are a lot of empty properties in the area.
4 [C, usually pl.] (formal) a quality or characteristic that sth has: Compare the physical properties of the two substances. + a plant with medicinal properties

Thesaurus dictionary

1 possessions, belongings, effects, gear, paraphernalia, chattels:
All his worldly property fitted into the small Gladstone bag he carried everywhere
2 assets, means, resources, holdings, capital (goods), fortune, riches, estate, worth:
We look on all our shares, personal belongings, and real estate as part of our property
3 land, acreage, realty, real estate or property:
That property on the high street was recently sold to developers.
4 characteristic, attribute, quality, feature, trait, mark, hallmark, idiosyncrasy, peculiarity, oddity, quirk, Formal haecceity, quiddity:
A property of iodine is that it changes directly from a solid to a vapour - and vice versa - without first liquefying.

Collocation dictionary

1 possessions


personal, private | common, public | intellectual
Companies should protect their intellectual property with patents and trademarks.
| stolen | lost
I phoned the lost property office to see if someone had found my bag.


dispose of
The market was known as a place where people disposed of stolen property.


The firm was found to have infringed intellectual property rights.

2 land/building


freehold, leasehold | adjacent, adjoining, neighbouring | detached, semi-detached | two-bedroom, three-bedroom, etc. | business, commercial, hotel, residential | investment | private | council, council-owned | family


hold, own | acquire, buy, invest in, purchase | inherit | sell | lease, let, rent out
They decided to rent out the property while they were abroad.
| rent
living in rented property
| view
We have a potential buyer who wants to view the property.
| value
The property was valued at £250,000.
| put on the market
Once the tenants have left, the property will be put on the market.


market, prices, values | company, developer | owner | tax | boundary


a man/woman of property
Now that you've paid off your mortgage, how does it feel to be a woman of property?

3 characteristic


biological, chemical, electrical, magnetic, mechanical, physical | antiseptic, health-giving, medicinal
The medicinal properties of the leaves of this tree have been known for centuries.
| observable | individual | general

Concise English dictionary

properties'prɑpə(r)tɪ /'prɒ-
+any area set aside for a particular purpose
+something owned; any tangible or intangible possession that is owned by someone
+a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class
+a construct whereby objects or individuals can be distinguished
+any movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie