Definition of Proprietorship

1. Noun. An unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities and entitled to its profits.

Exact synonyms: Proprietary
Generic synonyms: Ownership
Derivative terms: Proprietor



Definition of Proprietorship

1. n. The state of being proprietor; ownership.

Definition of Proprietorship

1. Noun. The state of being a proprietor; ownership ¹

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Definition of Proprietorship

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Proprietorship

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Literary usage of Proprietorship

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philosophy of Accounts by Charles Ezra Sprague (1908)
"The proprietorship may, like the liabilities, be viewed in the same phases as the assets, all excepting that of " things." Where there are any liabilities, ..."

2. Accounting Theory and Practice by Roy Bernard Kester (1917)
"Not all transactions affect proprietorship. The schedule in Chapter XI shows ... proprietorship accounts are of two general kinds, temporary and vested. ..."

3. Accounting Theory: With Special Reference to the Corporate Enterprise by William Andrew Paton (1922)
"DEBIT AND CREDIT, AND proprietorship Attempts have been made to explain the modern use of debit and credit in terms of effect upon proprietorship. ..."

4. Principles of Accounting by John Raymond Wildman (1922)
"CHAPTER XXIII proprietorship proprietorship is usually understood to mean ... It may, therefore, be said that proprietorship is that ownership of the assets ..."

5. Principles of Accounting by John Raymond Wildman (1913)
"CHAPTER XXXII proprietorship proprietorship is usually understood to mean ... It may, therefore, be said that proprietorship is that ownership of the assets ..."

6. Principles of Accounting by Albert Claire Hodge, james Oscar McKinsey (1920)
"Accordingly a statement showing the amount and kind of assets, the amount and kind of liabilities, and the amount and kind of proprietorship should furnish ..."

7. Accounts, Their Construction and Interpretation: Their Construction and by William Morse Cole (1908)
"The Significance 0f proprietorship Profits One of the most difficult things for accounting to determine is the real, or true net, ..."

8. Accounts, Their Construction and Interpretation: Their Construction and by William Morse Cole (1908)
"The Significance of proprietorship Profits One of the most difficult things for accounting to determine is the real, or true net, profit of a proprietorship ..."

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