collective ownership

  1. ownership by a group for the benefit of members of that group

Words Nearby collective ownership

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How to use collective ownership in a sentence

  • Rightly or wrongly, I am for union against disunion, for collective ownership against private ownership.

    God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
  • Progress demands the collective ownership of the land on and the tools with which to produce the necessities of life.

    Communism and Christianism | William Montgomery Brown
  • This idea of the collective ownership of the school is new and very beautiful and profoundly educational.

    The Montessori Method | Maria Montessori
  • But if they are not dispossessed, if their private property is left to them, then "collective ownership" must have a new meaning.

    Some Objections To Socialism | Charles Bradlaugh
  • The socialist believes that control can be transferred to the people in no other way than by collective ownership.

    Society | Henry Kalloch Rowe