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share·hold·er

 (shâr′hōl′dər)
n.
One that owns a share or shares of a company or investment fund. Also called shareowner.

share′hold′ing n.

shareholder

(ˈʃɛəˌhəʊldə)
n
(Stock Exchange) the owner of one or more shares in a company

share•hold•er

(ˈʃɛərˌhoʊl dər)

n.
a person, company, etc., that owns shares of stock in a company or corporation.
[1785–95]

shareholder

stockholder
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shareholder - someone who holds shares of stock in a corporation
investor - someone who commits capital in order to gain financial returns
stockholder of record - the stockholder whose name is registered on the books of the corporation as owning the shares at a particular time
Translations
مُسَاهِممُساهِم
akcionář
aktionær
osakkeenomistaja
dioničar
részvényes
hluthafi
株主
주주
akcionár
aktieägare
ผู้ถือหุ้น
cổ đông

shareholder

[ˈʃɛəˌhəʊldəʳ] Naccionista mf

shareholder

[ˈʃɛərhəʊldər]
nactionnaire mf
modif [vote] → des actionnaires

shareholder

[ˈʃɛəˌhəʊldəʳ] nazionista m/f

share

(ʃeə) noun
1. one of the parts of something that is divided among several people etc. We all had a share of the cake; We each paid our share of the bill.
2. the part played by a person in something done etc by several people etc. I had no share in the decision.
3. a fixed sum of money invested in a business company by a ˈshareholder.
verb
1. (usually with among, ~between, ~with) to divide among a number of people. We shared the money between us.
2. to have, use etc (something that another person has or uses); to allow someone to use (something one has or owns). The students share a sitting-room; The little boy hated sharing his toys.
3. (sometimes with in) to have a share of with someone else. He wouldn't let her share the cost of the taxi.
ˈshareholder noun
a person who owns shares in a business company.
share and share alike
with everyone having an equal share. We divided the money between us, share and share alike.

shareholder

مُسَاهِم akcionář aktionær Aktionär μέτοχος accionista osakkeenomistaja actionnaire dioničar azionista 株主 주주 aandeelhouder aksjonær udziałowiec acionista акционер aktieägare ผู้ถือหุ้น hisse sahibi cổ đông 股东
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The folly of the greater number of the commissioners and shareholders amounted to infatuation; -- a thousand pounds per annum given in some cases to entertain the Chilian authorities; libraries of well-bound geological books; miners brought out for particular metals, as tin, which are not found in Chile; contracts to supply the miners with milk, in parts where there are no cows; machinery, where it could not possibly be used; and a hundred similar arrangements, bore witness to our absurdity, and to this day afford amusement to the natives.