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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To have possession of something.

Usage examples (37)
  • The two families disputed the rightful ownership of the land.
  • The term ownership goes beyond numbers in this case.
  • Some sort of certainty in ownership is needed as the free agency period approaches.
  • Bush's solution: turn over inefficient government programs to private industry, creating "ownership" - a code word for privatization. for more
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