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Meaning of PROPRIETOR

Pronunciation:  pru'prIitur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
 

PROPRIETOR is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: owner
 
 See Also: bookseller, businessman, lease giver, lessor, letter, man of affairs, newspaper publisher, patron, proprietress, publisher, renter, restauranter, restaurateur, saloon keeper, timberman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pro*pri"e*tor\, n. [For older proprietary: cf. F.
propri['e]tarie.]
One who has the legal right or exclusive title to anything,
whether in possession or not; an owner; as, the proprietor of
farm or of a mill.

 
Legal Dictionary
 
 Definition: Owner; person who has legal right or title to anything.
 

 

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