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English definition of “government-owned”

government-owned

adjective uk   /ˌɡʌv.ən.məntˈəʊnd/ us    /-ɚn.məntˈoʊnd/
relating to companies and other organizations that are the property of a government: A strike at the government-owned rail authority entered its seventh day.
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