proprietor

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pro·pri·e·tor

 (prə-prī′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. One who has legal title to something; an owner.
2. One who owns or owns and manages a business or other such establishment.

[Probably alteration of Middle English proprietarie; see proprietary.]

pro·pri′e·to′ri·al (-tôr′ē-əl) adj.
pro·pri′e·to′ri·al·ly adv.
pro·pri′e·tor·ship′ n.

proprietor

(prəˈpraɪətə)
n
1. (Commerce) an owner of an unincorporated business enterprise
2. (Law) a person enjoying exclusive right of ownership to some property
3. (Historical Terms) history US a governor or body of governors of a proprietary colony
proˈprietorship n
proprietorial adj
proˈprietress, proˈprietrix fem n

pro•pri•e•tor

(prəˈpraɪ ɪ tər)

n.
1. the owner of a business establishment.
2. a person who has the exclusive right or title to something; an owner, as of real property.
3. a proprietary of a colony in America.
[1630–40; propriet (ary) + -or2]
pro•pri′e•tor•ship`, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.proprietor - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a businessproprietor - (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
bookseller - the proprietor of a bookstore
businessman, man of affairs - a person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
lease giver, lessor - someone who grants a lease
letter - owner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
patron - the proprietor of an inn
proprietress - a woman proprietor
newspaper publisher, publisher - the proprietor of a newspaper
renter - an owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
restauranter, restaurateur - the proprietor of a restaurant
saloon keeper - the proprietor of a saloon
timberman - an owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering

proprietor

proprietress
noun owner, landowner, freeholder, possessor, titleholder, deed holder, landlord or landlady the proprietor of a local restaurant

proprietor

noun
A person who has legal title to property:
Translations
صاحِب، مالِك
majitelvlastník-ka
ejerindehaver
omistajapartneri
eigandi
所有者所有者団体経営者
īpašniekssaimnieks
mal sahibi

proprietor

[prəˈpraɪətəʳ] N [of shop, hotel etc] → dueño/a m/f; [of land] → propietario/a m/f

proprietor

[prəˈpraɪətər] npropriétaire m/f

proprietor

n (of pub, hotel, patent)Inhaber(in) m(f); (of house, newspaper)Besitzer(in) m(f)

proprietor

[prəˈpraɪətəʳ] nproprietario/a

proprietor

(prəˈpraiətə) feminine proˈprietress noun
an owner, especially of a shop, hotel etc.
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