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"government-owned" in British English

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government-ownedadjective

uk   /ˌɡʌv.ən.məntˈəʊnd/  us   /-ɚn.məntˈoʊnd/
relating to ​companies and other ​organizations that are the ​property of a ​government: Logging is ​prohibited on government-owned ​land.
(Definition of government-owned from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"government-owned" in Business English

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government-ownedadjective

uk   /ˌɡʌvənməntˈəʊnd/  us   /-ɚnməntˈoʊnd/ GOVERNMENT
owned and ​controlled by a ​government: A ​strike at the government-owned ​railauthorityentered its seventh day.
(Definition of government-owned from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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