private ownership


a situation in which a company is owned by private shareholders

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You may find that it is best to go with private ownership if you think that will make it easier on youl

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The husband and wife decided to opt for private ownership of their small business rather than recruiting investors from the public sector to provide their start up funding so that they would have complete control of all business decisions.

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When I start my own company I will strive to maintain private ownership that's limited to a few investors; publicly owned companies that trade their shares on the stock market are open to more scrutiny.

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