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1 a : excluding or having power to exclude others [ right to their respective writings and discoveries "U.S. Constitution art. I"]
b : being independent from or not shared by others
: sole [ control] [ use]
2 : limiting or limited to possession, ownership, or use by a single individual or group [an contract] [an lease]
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.