Meaning of “ownership” in the English Dictionary

"ownership" in American English

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ownershipnoun [ U ]

us /ˈoʊ·nərˌʃɪp/

the right or state of being an owner:

(Definition of “ownership” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"ownership" in Business English

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ownershipnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈəʊnəʃɪp/ us

the state or fact of owning something:

under sb's ownership The business has been under the same ownership for 44 years.
home/property ownership The spiralling cost of housing has pushed home ownership beyond the reach of many people.
share/stock ownership The organization promotes wider share ownership.
take/acquire/retain ownership of sth Earlier this year the group took 51% ownership of the financial services unit.
State-owned railways were taken into private ownership.

the fact of taking responsibility for an idea or problem:

We need someone to take ownership of the issue.

(Definition of “ownership” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)