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stock·hold·er

 (stŏk′hōl′dər)
n.
One who owns a share or shares of stock in a company. Also called stockowner.

stock′hold′ing n.

stockholder

(ˈstɒkˌhəʊldə)
n
1. (Stock Exchange) an owner of corporate capital stock
2. (Breeds) Austral a person who keeps livestock
ˈstockˌholding n

stock•hold•er

(ˈstɒkˌhoʊl dər)

n.
a holder or owner of stock in a corporation.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stockholder - 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
akcionář
aktionær
osakas
vlasnik burzovnih papira
株主
주주
aktieägare
ผู้ถือหุ้น
cổ đông

stockholder

[ˈstɒkˌhəʊldəʳ] N (US) → accionista mf

stockholder

[ˈstɒkhəʊldər] nactionnaire mf

stockholder

[ˈstɒkˌhəʊldəʳ] n (Fin) → azionista m/f

stockholder

مُسَاهِم akcionář aktionær Aktionär μέτοχος accionista osakas actionnaire vlasnik burzovnih papira azionista 株主 주주 aandeelhouder aksjonær akcjonariusz acionista акционер aktieägare ผู้ถือหุ้น hissedar cổ đông 股东
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