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controlling interest

noun [C, usually singular]
 
 
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
if someone has a controlling interest in a company, they own enough shares in it to control its management: have/own/hold a controlling interest (in sth) The group holds a 52% controlling interest in the new telecommunications company.buy/sell a controlling interest Last year the former CEO sold his controlling interest for more than one billion dollars.
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