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English noun: proprietor

1. proprietor (person) (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business

SamplesHe is the owner of a chain of restaurants.


Broader (hypernym)businessman, man of affairs

Narrower (hyponym)bookseller, lease giver, lessor, letter, newspaper publisher, patron, proprietress, publisher, renter, restauranter, restaurateur, saloon keeper, timberman

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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