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Definition of "proprietorship" [pro•pri•e•tor•ship]

  • The state of being a proprietor; ownership (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "proprietorship" in a sentence
  • "You don't need to file paperwork to establish a sole proprietorship, which is a business that's owned by one person or a husband-and-wife team."
  • "As for the sign's affirmation of Mr. Bangs proprietorship, that is considered the cream of the joke."
  • "And no market has a more developed sense of entitled proprietorship over their purchases than video-game nerds."