Ownership



[oh-ner-ship] /ˈoʊ nərˌʃɪp/

noun
1.
the state or fact of being an .
2.
legal right of possession; proprietorship.
/ˈəʊnəʃɪp/
noun
1.
the state or fact of being an owner
2.
legal right of possession; proprietorship
n.

1580s, from owner + -ship. Ownership society (2003) was popularized by U.S. president 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 […]

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