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personal effects

n. an expression often found in wills ("I leave my personal effects to my niece, Susannah") personal effects (things) include clothes, cosmetics, and items of adornment. This is not the same as "personalty" which means all tangible property which is not real property, money or investments. (See: personalty)

See: assets, movable, paraphernalia, possessions, property
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A container full of my personal effects which was packed and dispatched under the supervision of embassy officials reached Sri Lanka on 10 April but it has not been released to us for over three months.
It is clear these are personal effects earned by a lifetime of work by someone of great stature in the entertainment community," the Telegraph quoted her lawyer, Ronald Palmieri, as saying in a statement.
Afterwards they took my wallet, passport, bag and all personal effects on the boat.
prepare, and sometimes repair, personal effects of the fallen.
We would advise people to keep receipts of all major possessions, take pictures of their most valuable items and factor in realistic replacement costs for things you may not have considered, such as personal effects.
If self-service storage companies are permitted to obtain a limited license to offer personal effects insurance to renters of storage space, consumers will have the opportunity to obtain the required coverage to protect their valuable property.
When Irene hears that her Aunty Doris has died and she must sort out her personal effects, she is filled with a sense of personal and global doom.
PAF continues to offer its trailer service for personal effects as well.
Their mission is to process and prepare human remains and personal effects for shipment to the United States or the deceased person's country of origin.
Kenyon specializes in contingency planning, disaster management response and recovery, identification of human remains and personal effects, training, family assistance, call centers, memorials, and humanitarian services.
California law requires that the district try to identify the remains -- a nearly impossible task because of the lack of tombstones or identifiable jewelry or personal effects.
and Loatian specialists found and excavated two nearby graves finding human remains, military clothing and personal effects, including Ard's identification tag.

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