Synonyms of proprietary


1. proprietorship, proprietary, ownership

usage: an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits


1. proprietary (vs. nonproprietary), branded, copyrighted, patented, trademarked

usage: protected by trademark or patent or copyright; made or produced or distributed by one having exclusive rights; "`Tylenol' is a proprietary drug of which `acetaminophen' is the generic form"

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