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ownership

noun [U] uk   /ˈəʊ.nə.ʃɪp/  us   /ˈoʊ.nɚ-/
C1 the fact that you own something: Do you have any proof of ownership of/for this car? Rates of home ownership have remained relatively constant.
Translations of “ownership”
in Korean 소유권…
in Arabic مِلكِيّة…
in Portuguese propriedade…
in Catalan propietat…
in Japanese 所有権…
in Italian proprietà…
in Chinese (Traditional) 所有權, 物主身份, 擁有…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有权, 物主身份, 拥有…
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