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Related to coming into own: coming into its own, coming into their own, coming into your own, coming into his own, coming into my own, coming into one's own, coming into her own
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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