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English definition of “proprietor”


noun [C]     /prəˈpraɪə.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
a person who owns a particular type of business, especially a hotel, a shop, or a company that makes newspapers: a hotel/newspaper proprietorHotels and hostelsHaving and owning - general words
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