Ownership society



noun

a society in which personal responsibility, economic liberty, and the owning of property are promoted
Examples

He shares ideas on what a real ownership society would require.
Word Origin

fr George W. Bush

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    [ohn] /oʊn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to oneself or itself (usually used after a possessive to emphasize the idea of ownership, interest, or relation conveyed by the possessive): He spent only his own money. 2. (used as an intensifier to indicate oneself as the sole agent of some activity or action, preceded […]

  • Owning

    [ohn] /oʊn/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or belonging to oneself or itself (usually used after a possessive to emphasize the idea of ownership, interest, or relation conveyed by the possessive): He spent only his own money. 2. (used as an intensifier to indicate oneself as the sole agent of some activity or action, preceded […]



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