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Webster 1913 Edition


Ownership

Own′er-ship

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Noun.
The state of being an owner; the right to own; exclusive right of possession; legal or just claim or title; proprietorship.

Webster 1828 Edition


Ownership

OWNERSHIP

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Noun.
Property; exclusive right of possession; legal or just claim or title. The ownership of the estate is in A; the possession is in B.

Definition 2022


ownership

ownership

English

Noun

ownership (countable and uncountable, plural ownerships)

  1. The state of having complete legal control of the status of something; possession.
  2. (business) Responsibility for something.
    The successful candidate will take ownership of all internal design projects.

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