[ kraws-oh-ner-ship, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˈoʊ nərˌʃɪp, ˈkrɒs- /
ownership of two or more similar or related businesses, as communications media, especially in the same locality: to forbid cross-ownership of newspapers and TV or radio stations in the same city.
Origin of cross-ownership
First recorded in 1970–75
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