ownership noun

ADJ. full | sole | collective, common, joint, shared | new | legal | private | corporate | public, state | foreign | car, home, land

VERB + OWNERSHIP change, transfer The shop has changed ownership several times. He transferred the legal ownership of his property to his children. | pass into The railways passed into public ownership. | acquire, seize, take (over) | retain

OWNERSHIP + VERB pass Ownership of the land passed from father to son.

PREP. under (the) ~ The cafe is under new ownership.

PHRASES a change in ownership