Prior Appropriation

Business / Real Estate / Prior Appropriation: A concept of water ownership in which the landowners right to use available water is based on a government administered permit system.

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Prior Noun Synonyms: former, previous, earlier, one-time, ex, erstwhile, old, last, late, latest, quondam, whilom
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Doctrine Of Prior Appropriation

Business / Agriculture / Doctrine Of Prior Appropriation: Water rights doctrine adopted by most western states, giving the first person to use water from a stream the first right to such water. If the first user does not consume all of the water, then the se MORE

Prior-Preferred Stock

Business / Finance / Prior-Preferred Stock: Preferred stock that has a higher claim on all dividends and assets in liquidation than claims of other preferred stock. MORE

Prior-Period Adjustments

Business / Accounting / Prior-Period Adjustments: Adjustments made directly to Retained Earnings in order to correct errors in the financial statements of prior periods. MORE

Prior-Lien Bond

Business / Finance / Prior-Lien Bond: A bond usually arising from reorganization with precedence over another bond of the same issuing company that is equally secured. MORE

Prior Converted Wetland

Business / Agriculture / Prior Converted Wetland: Under the swampbuster program, these are wetlands that were converted to cropland before swampbuster was enacted on December 23, 1985, and meet wetland criteria for saturated soils or water-loving pla MORE

Priority

Business / Finance / Priority: Used for listed equity securities. System used in an auction market, in which the first bid or offer price is executed before other bid and offer prices, even if subsequent orders are larger. NYSE rul MORE

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