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English noun: ownership

1. ownership (possession) the relation of an owner to the thing possessed; possession with the right to transfer possession to others

Broader (hypernym)relation

Narrower (hyponym)community, employee ownership, landholding, property right, proprietary, proprietorship, severalty, stockholding

2. ownership (act) the act of having and controlling property


Broader (hypernym)control

Narrower (hyponym)actual possession, constructive possession, criminal possession, holding, keeping, retention

3. ownership (state) the state or fact of being an owner

Broader (hypernym)state

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