Meaning of “proprietorship” in the English Dictionary

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"proprietorship" in Business English

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proprietorshipnoun [ U ]

uk /prəˈpraɪətəʃɪp/ us

the situation of owning something:

proprietorship over sth Zimbabwe granted proprietorship over wildlife to landowners.

LAW a particular legal form for a small company in some countries:

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