ownership


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own·er·ship

 (ō′nər-shĭp′)
n.
1. The state or fact of being an owner.
2. A group that owns something: The ownership of the team wants to make a trade for a better pitcher.

ownership

(ˈəʊnəʃɪp)
n
1. the state or fact of being an owner
2. (Law) legal right of possession; proprietorship

own•er•ship

(ˈoʊ nərˌʃɪp)

n.
1. the state or fact of being an owner.
2. legal right of possession; proprietorship.
[1575–85]

ownership

1. the state or quality of being an owner.
2. the state of owning.
3. right of possession or proprietorship.
See also: Property and Ownership
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ownership - the relation of an owner to the thing possessedownership - the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
community - common ownership; "they shared a community of possessions"
severalty - exclusive individual ownership
property right - the legal right of ownership
proprietary, proprietorship - an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits
employee ownership - ownership of a business by the people who work for it
landholding - ownership of land; the state or fact of owning land
stockholding - ownership of stocks; the state or fact of holding stock; "prohibition of unrestricted intercorporate stockholding"- W.Z.Ripley
2.ownership - the act of having and controlling propertyownership - the act of having and controlling property
control - the activity of managing or exerting control over something; "the control of the mob by the police was admirable"
actual possession - (law) immediate and direct physical control over property
constructive possession - (law) having the power and intention to have and control property but without direct control or actual presence upon it
criminal possession - (law) possession for which criminal sanctions are provided because the property may not lawfully be possessed or may not be possessed under certain circumstances
holding, retention, keeping - the act of retaining something
3.ownership - the state or fact of being an owner
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"

ownership

ownership

noun
The fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something:
Translations
مُلْكِيَّه
vlastnictví
ejerskab
òaî aî vera eigandi; eignarréttur
lastništvo
sahiplik

ownership

[ˈəʊnəʃɪp] Npropiedad f
they abolished private ownership of the means of productionabolieron la propiedad privada de los medios de producción
the ownership of the land is in disputeestá en disputa la propiedad de la tierra
"under new ownership"nuevo propietario, nuevo dueño
under his ownership the business flourishedel negocio prosperó mientras fue de su propiedad

ownership

[ˈəʊnərʃɪp] n
[land, property] → propriété f
proof of ownership → preuve de propriété
it's under new ownership [shop, restaurant] → il y a eu un changement de propriétaire
to take ownership of sth (= assume responsibility) → s'approprier qchown goal n
(FOOTBALL)but m contre son camp
Southampton took the lead through a Richard Shaw own goal after only 30 seconds → Southampton a pris l'avantage au score par un but de Richard Shaw contre son camp, après seulement trente secondes de jeu.
They lost by an own goal → Ils ont perdu à cause d'un but contre leur camp
to score an own goal [footballer] → marquer contre son camp
he scored an own goal → il a marqué contre son camp
(= counterproductive action) → coup m de fusil dans le pied
a clear public relations own goal → un vrai coup de fusil dans le pied en termes de relations publiques
to score an own goal (= damage one's own interests) → se tirer dans le piedown-label [ˌəʊnˈleɪbəl] adj
their own-label peas → leur propre marque de petits pois

ownership

nBesitz m; to establish the ownership of somethingden Besitzer einer Sache (gen)feststellen; there are doubts as to the ownership of the propertyes ist nicht klar, wer der Eigentümer dieses Grundstücks ist; under his ownership the business flourisheddas Geschäft blühte in der Zeit, als es sich in seinem Besitz befand; under new ownershipunter neuer Leitung; since we’ve been under new ownershipseit der Eigentümer gewechselt hat; this certifies your ownership of …das weist Sie als Eigentümer von … aus

ownership

[ˈəʊnəʃɪp] nproprietà
it's under new ownership → ha un nuovo proprietario
under his ownership the business flourished → nelle sue mani la ditta prosperava

own

(əun) verb
1. to have as a possession. I own a car.
2. to admit that something is true. I own that I have not been working very hard.
adjective, pronoun
belonging to (the person stated). The house is my own; I saw it with my own eyes.
ˈowner noun
a person who owns something. Are you the owner of that car?
ˈownership noun
get one's own back
to revenge oneself. He has beaten me this time, but I'll get my own back (on him).
own up (often with to)
to admit that one has done something. He owned up to having broken the window.
References in classic literature ?
Elizabeth Willard had a dread of being seen by guests in the hotel that had once belonged to her father and the ownership of which still stood re- corded in her name in the county courthouse.
lt so happened that half of this was in one direction and half in another, necessitating a change of cars; the law required that transfers be given at all intersecting points, but the railway corporation had gotten round this by arranging a pretense at separate ownership.
When I have been travelling up and down on our boats, or about on my collecting tours, and reflected that every brutal, disgusting, mean, low-lived fellow I met, was allowed by our laws to become absolute despot of as many men, women and children, as he could cheat, steal, or gamble money enough to buy,--when I have seen such men in actual ownership of helpless children, of young girls and women,--I have been ready to curse my country, to curse the human race
The fifty dollars had gone promptly for whiskey and had considerably hurried up the change of ownership in the skeleton.
DOUGLASS has frankly disclosed the place of his birth, the names of those who claimed ownership in his body and soul, and the names also of those who committed the crimes which he has alleged against them.
It granted licenses to five cities that demanded municipal ownership.
But anxious to find quarters for the night, they with all despatch made an end of their poor dry fare, mounted at once, and made haste to reach some habitation before night set in; but daylight and the hope of succeeding in their object failed them close by the huts of some goatherds, so they determined to pass the night there, and it was as much to Sancho's discontent not to have reached a house, as it was to his master's satisfaction to sleep under the open heaven, for he fancied that each time this happened to him he performed an act of ownership that helped to prove his chivalry.
I would have given a good deal to have been able to see the notice board intact, as it would, perhaps, have given some clue to the ownership of the house.
A French privateer captured the vessel on her passage home, the flaxseed was condemned and sold, my ancestors being transferred in a body to the ownership of a certain agriculturist in the neighborhood of Evreux, who dealt largely in such articles.
No man was seen to drink by himself, nor in any instance was more than one vessel considered necessary for the same beverage; but the glass or the mug was passed from hand to hand until a chasm in the line or a regard to the rights of ownership would regularly restore the dregs of the potation to him who de frayed the cost.
They passed slowly from one bracken-dotted field to the next--flushed with pride of ownership, plotting alterations and restorations at each turn; halting in their tracks to argue, spreading apart to embrace two views at once, or closing in to consider one.
But the very extent of his ownership, thus perpetually brought before him, created a fresh sense of grievance.