Owner


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Owner

One who has the exclusive right to use and abuse property within the limits of the law. For example, if one owns land, the owner may use it to build a house, start a farm or dump toxic waste, subject to zoning, environmental and other applicable laws. The ability of an individual to own something is the foundation of the free market system.
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Thot mate-fellow was no a proper sailor, an' no a mon tull work for owners.
When I was a young men I used tull be afeard thot the owners would guv me the sack.
An' then the owners can guv me the sack uz soon uz they like.
Given the opportunity, most contractors prefer to submit to their owner/client for signature the "Standard Form AIA (American Institute of Architects) Agreement" between owner and contractor.
In a fractional property interest, each owner of a piece of property is deemed to own a physically undivided part of the entire parcel.
Each step builds off the others, creating a comprehensive plan that guides the owner through the day he or she exits the business.
Carper (1857) in Tennessee, the right of punishment "should 'properly belong only to the owner.
How can a soon-to-be-retiring owner get the best price and ensure the buyer is capable of successful management?
They also provide a framework for establishing the purchase price of a business interest when an owner leaves or dies.
If a gang frequents a store, the owner may restrict certain products for its use alone, such as a specific color of gelatin capsule or small plastic resealable bags bearing a specific stamp.
79 between a life insurance contract's owner and a non-owner in which either party pays all or some of the premiums and is entitled to recover, conditionally or unconditionally, all or some of those premiums--and such recovery is to be made from, or is secured by, the contract's proceeds.
In the past, people may not have realized what their responsibilities were as a pet owner, but they're sure finding out now.