proprietorship
noun see proprietor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • proprietorship — pro·pri·e·tor·ship n 1: the fact or state of being a proprietor 2: a business entity consisting of a single owner: sole proprietorship compare corporation, partnership …   Law dictionary

  • Proprietorship — Pro*pri e*tor*ship, n. The state of being proprietor; ownership. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proprietorship — the value of the proprietor s assets in a business less any external liabilities. Glossary of Business Terms Name used to identify a business that is not a separate legal entity but instead is operated by an individual. American Banker Glossary… …   Financial and business terms

  • proprietorship — A business which is owned by a person who has either the legal right and exclusive title, or dominion, or the ownership of that business. Shermco Industries, Inc. v. Secretary of U.S. Air Force, D.C.Tex., 452 F.Supp. 306, 314. A business, usually …   Black's law dictionary

  • proprietorship — See proprietorial. * * * …   Universalium

  • proprietorship — noun The state of being a proprietor; ownership …   Wiktionary

  • proprietorship — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something: dominion, ownership, possession, title. See OWNED …   English dictionary for students

  • proprietorship — pro pri·e·tor·ship || prÉ™ praɪətÉ™(r)ʃɪp n. ownership, possession …   English contemporary dictionary

  • proprietorship — pro·pri·e·tor·ship …   English syllables

  • proprietorship — noun an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits (Freq. 10) • Syn: ↑proprietary • Derivationally related forms: ↑proprietor • Hypernyms: ↑ownership …   Useful english dictionary

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