cross-ownership

noun
cross-own·​er·​ship | \ ˈkrȯs-ˈō-nər-ˌship How to pronounce cross-ownership (audio) \

Definition of cross-ownership

: single ownership of two or more related businesses (such as a newspaper and a television station) that allows the owner to control competition

First Known Use of cross-ownership

1969, in the meaning defined above

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“Cross-ownership.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cross-ownership. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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