Definition of ownership in English:

ownership

Syllabification: own·er·ship
Pronunciation: /ˈōnərˌSHip
 
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noun

  • The act, state, or right of possessing something: the ownership of land the rise in car ownership
    More example sentences
    • The ownership of the freehold land at both Baydon Farm and Park Farm is complex.
    • The ownership of land, as opposed to personal property, is subject to particular rules.
    • Planning is concerned with the use of and operations on land, not its ownership.
    Synonyms
    possession, right of possession, freehold, proprietorship, proprietary rights, title

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