Ownership - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈəʊnərʃɪp|  American pronunciation of the word ownership
Brit.  |ˈəʊnəʃɪp|  British pronunciation of the word ownership


- the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
- the act of having and controlling property (syn: possession)
- the state or fact of being an owner

Extra examples

The company is under private ownership.

The company was returned to private ownership in mid-1987.

The price of home ownership is increasing.

Ownership of property is either absolute or qualified.

The document will be used for determination of ownership.

They disenfranchised poor people by making property ownership a requirement for registering to vote.

He could demonstrate only a tenuous claim to ownership.

There is private ownership of property in a market economy.

Car ownership is a virtual necessity when you live in the country.

They are still wrangling over ownership of the house.

Home ownership was once a privilege of the middle classes.

The administration of certain economic goods is also different from ownership.

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