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Proprietary is an adjective related to property or ownership. It may also refer to:
- Proprietary chapel, a chapel that originally belonged to a person, but open to the public
- Proprietary church, a church built on private ground by a feudal lord
- Proprietary education or For-profit higher education in the United States, educational institutions operated by private businesses
- Proprietary colony, an early North American colony granted by the English Crown to one or more proprietors
- Proprietary community, a community property owned by a single person or entity
- Proprietary company, a form of privately held company in Australia and South Africa
- Proprietary DVR, methodologies used to maintain commercial control over the DVR format
- Proprietary eponym or Generic trademark, a trademark or brand name that has become a generic name
- Proprietary estoppel, a legal mechanism to acquire rights over property, especially land
- Proprietary format, a privately owned digital-file format
- Proprietary governor, the governor of a proprietary colony
- Proprietary hardware, computer hardware whose interface is controlled by the proprietor
- Proprietary House, a mansion in New Jersey built for the proprietary governor in 1764
- Proprietary lock-in or Vendor lock-in, creating customer dependency on a vendor for products and services
- Proprietary protocol, communications protocol owned by a single organization or individual
- Proprietary software, software for which the publisher or another person retains intellectual-property rights
- Proprietary trading, the practice of trading financial instruments with a firm's own money
- Lord Proprietary
- Northern Neck Proprietary, land grant in colonial Virginia
- Property (disambiguation)
- Trade secret
- All pages beginning with "Proprietary"
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