Definition of 'proprietary'
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With proprietary software this certainly isn’t possible. Computing (2010)There is also a lack of senior management support for the technology, and a lack of choice compared with proprietary software. Computing (2010)There might also in some circumstances be a proprietary claim. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The defendants disputed that any proprietary claim existed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is because it too has proprietary technology for which there is no substitute. LIVING ON THE FAULT LINE, REVISED EDITION (2002)It sought the variation both on the basis that it had a proprietary claim and as a bona fide judgment creditor. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It seemed clear that a copyright owner did not have a proprietary claim to the fruits of an infringement of copyright. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Chinese group said it had full proprietary intellectual property rights. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some software gurus deem it to be a crafty way of getting people locked in to proprietary systems that will become more costly over time. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
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Translations for 'proprietary'
British English: proprietary ADJECTIVE
Proprietary substances or products are sold under a trade name.
...some proprietary brands of dog food.
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Definition of proprietary from the Collins English Dictionary
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