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private ownership

noun as in private sector

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We are for prohibiting, in various degrees, the private ownership of guns.

Mrs. Thatcher restored private ownership and management to the British economy.

IndyMac, seized in late 2008 by the FDIC, is already in the process of being returned to private ownership.

The private ownership of land is one of the greatest incentives to human effort that the world has ever known.

Rightly or wrongly, I am for union against disunion, for collective ownership against private ownership.

For practical reasons he would not interfere with natural resources which have already passed under private ownership.

Within these limits there is to be much free private ownership and unrestricted personal freedom.

Amory hoped that by the time it grew up there would be no such thing as private ownership of hills and oasthouses.


On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to private ownership, such as: capitalism, capitalistic system, free economy, free enterprise, free-enterprise economy, and free-enterprise system.

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