majority interest Meaning in Cambridge Business English Dictionary
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Meaning of "majority interest" - Business English Dictionary

majority interest

noun [C or U]
 
 
FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a situation in which one person or organization owns more shares in a company than any other shareholder, and enough to be in control of the company: acquire/buy/hold a majority interest in sth The consortium has just acquired a majority interest in a healthcare services group. →  See also controlling interest →  Compare minority interest
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