homeowner [hohm-oh-ner] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a person who owns a home.

Origin of homeowner First recorded in 1940–45; home + owner Related formshome·own·er·ship, home ownership, nounhome·own·ing, adjective Examples from the Web for homeownership Contemporary Examples of homeownership

  • Disparities in homeownership are a major driver of the racial wealth gap, according to a recent study from Brandeis University.

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  • Poverty, obesity, homeownership, marital status and alcohol consumption were among the factors investigated.

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    May 30, 2013

  • He says he wants to fix the failing public school system, lower the unemployment rate, and promote job training and homeownership.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for homeownership homeowner noun

    1. a person who owns the house in which he or she lives

    Derived Formshomeownership, noun Word Origin and History for homeownership homeowner n.

    also home-owner, 1892, American English, from home (n.) + agent noun of own (v.).

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