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cross-ownership

[kraws-oh-ner-ship, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˈoʊ nərˌʃɪp, ˈkrɒs-/
noun
1.
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
1970-1975
1970-75
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noun

the single ownership of two or more related companies so that the owner controls the competition

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