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Use "proprietorships" in a sentence
"As the economy entrenches itself on the downside of Canada's greatest period of sustained growth, the ancient concept of commercial proprietorships is being reasserted in high-yield, beatinflation investments."
"Throughout the rural Great Plains, nearly 70 percent of recent job growth came from nonfarm proprietorships - in other words, people creating a job for themselves and perhaps a handful of others by starting their own small business."
"And if you're not a C corporation-- and most businesses are partnerships or sole proprietorships--there is no business tax at the state level avoiding the double taxation of the past."