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Definition of "ownership" []

  • The state or fact of being an owner. (noun)
  • Legal right to the possession of a thing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ownership" in a sentence
  • "Some sort of certainty in ownership is needed as the free agency period approaches."
  • "Their ownership is evidenced by actual paper shares, and is portable, such that they retain ownership anywhere they live, even overseas."
  • "The term ownership goes beyond numbers in this case."