Technology / Computers / Proprietary: Anything invented by one company that uses components only available from that one company.

Proprietary Information

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Proprietary Information: Information associated with a company's products, business or activities, including such items as financial data; trade secrets; product research and development; product designs; marketing plans or t MORE

Proprietary Fund

Business / Taxes / Proprietary Fund: Proprietary mutual funds are offered for sale by the financial institution — such as a bank, investment company, or brokerage firm — that sponsors the funds. Characteristically, the funds' names i MORE

Proprietary Lease

Business / Real Estate / Proprietary Lease: A lease given by the corporation, which owns a cooperative apartment building to the shareholder for the shareholders right as a tenant to an individual apartment. MORE

Proprietary Method

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Proprietary Method: sales term often used by SEO service providers to imply that they can do something unique to achieve "Top Ten Rankings". MORE

Proprietary Trading

Business / Finance / Proprietary Trading: Principal trading in which firm seeks direct gain rather than commission dollars. MORE


Business / Agriculture / Cooperative: An enterprise or organization owned by and operated for the benefit of those using its services. In agriculture, such an organization is owned and used by farmers mainly to handle the off-farm part of MORE