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ownershipnoun [U]

 us   /ˈoʊ·nərˌʃɪp/
the right or state of being an owner: His business interests include ownership of a county newspaper.
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ownershipnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈəʊnəʃɪp/
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)
Translations of “ownership”
in Arabic مِلكِيّة…
in Korean 소유권…
in Portuguese propriedade…
in Catalan propietat…
in Japanese 所有権…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有权, 物主身份, 拥有…
in Chinese (Traditional) 所有權, 物主身份, 擁有…
in Italian proprietà…
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