proprietress(redirected from proprietrix)
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1. A woman who has legal title to something; an owner.
2. A woman who owns or owns and manages a business or other such establishment. See Usage Note at -ess.
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pro•pri•e•tress(prəˈpraɪ ɪ trɪs)
1. a woman who owns a business establishment.
2. a woman who has the exclusive right or title to something.
usage: See -ess.
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proprietress[prəˈpraɪətrɪs] N [of shop, hotel etc] → dueña f
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