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  • Ownership of property may be private, collective, or common, and the property may be of objects, land/real estate or intellectual property. Determining ownership in law involves determining who has certain rights and duties over the property.
  • The process and mechanics of ownership are fairly complex: one can gain, transfer, and lose ownership of property in a number of ways.

    Definition of ownership in English Dictionary

  • NounPLownershipsSUF-ship
    1. The state of having complete legal control of the status of something.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • He conveyed ownership of the company to his daughter.
        • The US government seeks to incentivize home ownership through a favorable tax system.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • They effectively incentivized people to overinvest in home ownership.
        • Joe gives land "to Harry, if Harry graduates from law school". Harry has an springing executory interest because his graduation from law school directly divests Joe of ownership.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Suffixes
          • Words by suffix
            • Words suffixed with -ship
            • Suffixes that form nouns from adjectives and nouns
              • Words suffixed with -ship
          • Nouns
            • Countable nouns
          Related Links:
          1. en ownerships
          2. en ownership equity
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          Meaning of ownership for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "ownership" is a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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