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English definition of “householder”


noun [C]     /ˈhaʊshəʊldər/
PROPERTY the person who owns or is in charge of a house: Householders need to take out home contents and buildings insurance.
(Definition of householder noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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