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noun as in patent medicine

noun as in possession

noun as in proprietor

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Disney uses Google’s ad server for its non-Hulu properties, while Hulu has its own proprietary ad server.

From Digiday

This can be difficult to achieve in machine learning, particularly for proprietary design cases.

Some of these, such as the proprietary PECO filtration technology used by Molekule, are widely vetted.

From Fortune

China, meanwhile, continues to lock out international companies that refuse to play by its rules—such as agreeing to censor search engine results, provide authorities with data on users, or hand over software source code and other proprietary data.

Adoption could become broad-based as the process for this test doesn’t require proprietary materials.

From Fortune

Yet by equating their engineering with Teutonic rigor the Germans have created the impression of an exclusive proprietary quality.

The Volcker Rule, a component of the far-reaching Dodd-Frank law, required large banks to cut back on proprietary trading.

That data is available only to publishers through their vendors and is proprietary unless released to the public.

Nor did Microsoft transform its proprietary operating system into open-source code.

The company created customized mixtapes at the point-of-sale with its own proprietary technology.

Their constitutions differed in various points; in some the governor was appointed by the crown, in others by the proprietary.

He walked across the room to my lad—I was now beginning to feel a proprietary interest in him—and seized him roughly by the arm.

Yet it is advertised to physicians as an ethical proprietary and is evidently being prescribed by them.

This product is another of the patent-medicine–ethical-proprietary type of nostrums.

The proprietary Chologen is interesting some of our readers and several have sent us samples and literature.


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On this page you'll find 225 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to proprietary, such as: antidote, drug, elixir, fix, healing, and medication.

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