One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
One of two or more people or organizations that share ownership of something.‘the three women were joint owners of the company’
- ‘She was granted legal aid for the trial, as her share of the proceeds of the pub, of which she was a joint owner, were frozen.’
- ‘Williams said that he owned one of the flats in the large building and was refusing to sell up to the other joint owners.’
- ‘As joint owners, parents would be entitled to a share of any growth in value of the property.’
- ‘The joint owner's second horse was a non-runner in the Paddy Power Festival 3-year-old hurdle on the same day.’
- ‘The group of business people planned to revamp the club on the model of Real Madrid, with around 30 joint owners each investing in the business.’
- ‘He testified the home belonged to his common-law wife, but he was listed as a joint owner.’
- ‘The joint owners plan to undertake a significant refurbishment and extension programme at the centre.’
- ‘As well as a legal agreement, it is vital for all joint owners to make a will in which they stipulate who inherits their share of the property should they die.’
- ‘He had been registered as the joint owner since at least 1981.’
- ‘The couple are joint owners in the trust, each with a 50-percent stake.’
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