Definition of cross-ownership in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkrôsˈōnərˌSHip/


The ownership by one corporation of different companies with related interests or commercial aims.
Example sentences
  • From a legal standpoint, he questions whether the corporate form, as a legal entity, is challenged by complex network patterns of cross-ownership.
  • This is especially important as the industry faces key public policy issues regarding cross-ownership and ownership caps.
  • They were the only two broadcast outlets that seriously covered the issue of ownership caps and cross-ownership.

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Syllabification: cross-own·er·ship

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