Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

franchise tax
a tax that is imposed by states on corporations; it depends both on the net worth of the corporation and on its net income attributable to activities within the state
 
assessment
an amount determined as payable
 
ration
a fixed portion that is allotted (especially in times of scarcity)
 
crown jewel
the most desirable assets of a corporation
 
meed
a fitting reward
 
bank
the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
 
mortgage
a conditional conveyance of property as security for the repayment of a loan
 
freehold
an estate held in fee simple or for life
 
exchange premium
a fee charged for exchanging currencies
 
freehold
tenure by which land is held in fee simple or for life
 
big money
a large sum of money (especially as pay or profit)
 
active trust
a trust in which the trustee must perform certain duties
 
emerald
a transparent piece of emerald that has been cut and polished and is valued as a precious gem
 
hoarded wealth
accumulated wealth in the form of money or jewels etc.
 
reversion
(law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee)
 
zero coupon security
a security that makes no interest payments but instead is sold at a deep discount from its face value
 
markup
the amount added to the cost to determine the asking price
 
assignment
(law) a transfer of property by deed of conveyance
 
no man's land
land that is unowned and uninhabited (and usually undesirable)
 
HMO
group insurance that entitles members to services of participating hospitals and clinics and physicians
 
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