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own

verb [T]
 
 
/əʊn/
to have something that legally belongs to you: He has owned the business since 1995. The group owns assets worth $620 million. This gave many people the opportunity to own their own home for the first time.
to accept responsibility for something such as an idea: For the reorganization to work, employees need to own the idea of change.
Translations of “own”
in Korean 소유하다…
in Arabic يَمْتَلِك…
in French posséder, avouer…
in Turkish sahip olmak…
in Italian possedere…
in Chinese (Traditional) 合法擁有, (合法)擁有…
in Russian иметь, владеть…
in Polish posiadać…
in Spanish poseer, tener, ser dueño de…
in Portuguese possuir, ter…
in German besitzen, eingestehen…
in Catalan posseir…
in Japanese ~を所有する…
in Chinese (Simplified) 合法拥有, (合法)拥有…
(Definition of own verb from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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