n.A business owned by one person, usually not incorporated; synonymous with sole proprietorship
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
See: sole proprietorshipCategory: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
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Proprietorship — Pro*pri e*tor*ship, n. The state of being proprietor; ownership. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
proprietorship — the value of the proprietor s assets in a business less any external liabilities. Glossary of Business Terms Name used to identify a business that is not a separate legal entity but instead is operated by an individual. American Banker Glossary… … Financial and business terms
proprietorship — A business which is owned by a person who has either the legal right and exclusive title, or dominion, or the ownership of that business. Shermco Industries, Inc. v. Secretary of U.S. Air Force, D.C.Tex., 452 F.Supp. 306, 314. A business, usually … Black's law dictionary
proprietorship — noun see proprietor … New Collegiate Dictionary
proprietorship — See proprietorial. * * * … Universalium
proprietorship — noun The state of being a proprietor; ownership … Wiktionary
proprietorship — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The fact of possessing or the legal right to possess something: dominion, ownership, possession, title. See OWNED … English dictionary for students
proprietorship — pro priÂ·eÂ·torÂ·ship || prÉ™ praÉªÉ™tÉ™(r)ÊƒÉªp n. ownership, possession … English contemporary dictionary
proprietorship — pro·pri·e·tor·ship … English syllables
proprietorship — noun an unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits (Freq. 10) • Syn: ↑proprietary • Derivationally related forms: ↑proprietor • Hypernyms: ↑ownership … Useful english dictionary