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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of own.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. having an owner; often used in combination. Opposite of unowned.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. having an owner; often used in combination

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Examples

  • If old media is about to kick the bucket, then why is TMZ.com, the popular Hollywood gossip site that, like CNNMoney.com, is owned by Time Warner, launching a TMZ television show that will air on News Corp.-owned Fox stations this fall?

    Zombie Media Research - Anil Dash

  • Privately owned Carrix Inc. is the parent of Seattle-based SSA Marine, the largest U. S.-owned marine terminal operator, with operations in more than 125 ports worldwide.

    The Shad Plank

  • A new smelter owned by Alcoa, another U. S.-owned aluminum company, began operations in June 2007 and will have a production capacity of 346,000 tons per year when fully operational.

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  • In a significant move against foreign-owned private property, Allende's government nationalized major U.S. corporations in 1971-including the U. S.-owned telephone company, ITT, and the copper mines owned by Anaconda Copper Mining, Kennecott and Braden.

    Party for Socialism and Liberation Stories

  • Time for Plan B: Firm owned by Jim Moran's wife seeks mixed uses on D. C.-owned New Jersey and

    Los Angeles Business News - Local Los Angeles News | Los Angeles Business from bizjournals

  • He moved to New York in 1999 and later signed with ATO Records, a label owned partly by Dave Matthews that has also been home to David Gray, Patty Griffin and My Morning Jacket.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Girl in a Coma is signed to Blackheart Records - a label owned by rocker Joan Jett - and takes its name from the song "Girlfriend in a Coma" by The Smiths.

    NPR Topics: News

  • Warner Music, the label owned by billionaire Len Blavatnik, had been leading the bids for EMI's recorded-music side, but backed out after failing to agree to terms on taking over EMI's pension liabilities.

    NYDN Rss

  • Eventually he caught the ear of some powerful industry figures, and a year later had signed to Roc Nation, a label owned my none other than Jay-Z.

    News

  • Universal beat Warner Music, the label owned by billionaire Len Blavatnik, for EMI's recorded arm, while Sony was vying with BMG Rights Management GmbH, the music company controlled by KKR & Co. BMG Spokeswoman Annika Reiche-Seiz declined to comment.

    BusinessWeek.com -- Top News

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