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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
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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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