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To have 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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608: A 1,234-SF unit owned by River Market Tower LLC.
5: Wilayat Quriyat Race Pure Arabian Horses 1600m won by Shuhood owned by Mohammed bin Saoud Al Khalili and ridden by Hosni bin Mubarak Al Hajri, second PH Dilmon owned by Abdullah
Example 2: X, Y and Z have each owned an equal interest in Loss Co.
It is not likely to matter much (and indeed experience shows it does not) whether a local TV station is owned by a company headquartered in another city.
Firms owned by blacks and by American Indians or native Alaskans were much more likely than other firms to use credit unions; and firms owned by American Indians or native Alaskans were much less likely than other firms to use savings institutions.
In total, the operations owned by various members of the family employ between 250 and 275 people, noted Cliff Connelly.
For purposes of the 100%-stock-ownership requirement, Quiggley is disregarded as an entity separate from Essco; thus, all of Quiggley's assets (including its Zeno stock) are deemed owned by Essco.
Last year alone, we spent over one billion dollars with minority and women owned companies.
The public is about to receive a much-needed and well-deserved education on its rights to some of the most valuable real estate sites in the city with the publication of "Privately Owned Public Space: The New York City Experience.
We intend to use our authority to enforce vigorously both the statutory and supervisory standards applicable to foreign bank operations in the United States, whether conducted by government or privately owned banks.
4% average annual growth rate in sole proprietorships owned by men.
In one deal currently in escrow, California sold 470 acres of vacant property, which had been owned by the Chino Institute for Men prison, to a developer.