Examples of ownership in a Sentence
The company is under private ownership.
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This may be because gun ownership is such an effective proxy for the urban vs. rural divide that has come to define our politics.
The sitting president could not name a justice, because, in essence, the ownership of the seat was to be decided by popular vote.
After each mass shooting, politicians argue over gun-control policy, with one side focused on how to prevent the next shooting, and the other asserting that gun ownership is a constitutional right and that most gun laws don’t work.
The Hard Rock Cafe, a presence in downtown San Diego since 1998, will be closing by the end of the year, but the ownership is offering no explanation for the impending closure.
After the locals ousted theirs, the islanders experimented with the rewards of community ownership.
But based on Pollinger’s statement, Rollston speculates that the dream tablet likely has a documented history of ownership reaching back before the 1970 UNESCO convention that put limits on the sale of cultural artifacts.
Another aspect of her work caught the eye of the MacArthur Foundation - her belief that urban revitalization, in its design and location, should work to bring more social equity and a sense of ownership to poorer citizens.
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legal Definition of ownership
- a dispute arising from the dealer's ostensible ownership and sale of the collateral
- had only qualified ownership of the fish and game on his property due to state restrictions
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