Personal Effects

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Definition: Personal Effects




What is the dictionary definition of Personal Effects?

Dictionary Definition


n. things which include clothes, cosmetics and items of adornment.

This is not the same as “personalty” which means all tangible property which is not real property, money or investments. The expression is often found in wills (“I leave my personal effects to my niece, Susannah”).


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Definition Sources


Definitions for Personal Effects are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 30th April, 2020 | 1 Views.