retain ownership
A device normally incorporated into a supply contract or terms and conditions of sale whereby ownership does not pass to the buyer until money owing is paid and the seller can recover goods from the buyer (or receiver or administrator) if those goods are not paid for or where the buyer commits an act of insolvency.

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