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ownership

noun own·er·ship \ˈō-nər-ˌship\

: the state or fact of owning something

Full Definition of OWNERSHIP

1
:  the state, relation, or fact of being an owner
2
:  a group or organization of owners

Examples of OWNERSHIP

  1. The company is under private ownership.

First Known Use of OWNERSHIP

1583

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite
OWNERSHIP Defined for Kids

ownership

noun own·er·ship \ˈō-nər-ˌship\

Definition of OWNERSHIP for Kids

:  the state or fact of owning something <home ownership>

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