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The act, state, or right of possessing something.‘the ownership of land’‘the rise in car ownership’
possession, right of possession, holding, freehold, proprietorship, proprietary rights, titleView synonyms
- ‘Planning is concerned with the use of and operations on land, not its ownership.’
- ‘Only a few months ago, he was questioning the ownership of the land and trying to stall the plans.’
- ‘In fact there may be specific controls on the foreign ownership of banks.’
- ‘Property relations should be reformed to give greater security to the ownership of land.’
- ‘Mere use without possession is not sufficient, nor is ownership without possession.’
- ‘Full ownership of the car is yours from day one, with the proviso that you keep up repayments.’
- ‘Car ownership is rising and will not be reversed, either in the UK or further afield.’
- ‘In an economy based on agriculture, the ownership of land is the key to survival and power.’
- ‘Erratic though its incidence is, the liability is a tax upon the ownership of land.’
- ‘It was to provide metropolitan Green Belt land through direct ownership and control.’
- ‘The ownership of land, as opposed to personal property, is subject to particular rules.’
- ‘It was also clear to me that neither could readily grasp the concept of a nominee ownership.’
- ‘The ownership of the freehold land at both Baydon Farm and Park Farm is complex.’
- ‘The ownership of the animals specified in the charges was transferred to the respondents.’
- ‘It remained in his ownership until his death, and then passed to a foundation.’
- ‘Whenever press ownerships have been allowed into commercial television ownership, the situation has been favourable to the emergence of media moguls.’
- ‘The ownership of the vehicle was not transferred to them until they accepted the agreement.’
- ‘Now the ownership of the land is in limbo, with no one willing to take responsibility for the tip.’
- ‘The second was a campaign to develop local industry in the ownership of the collectives.’
- ‘In certain cases the true ownership of a cheque may be determined only by reference to agency principles.’
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