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English definition of “minority shareholder”

minority shareholder

noun [C]     (also minority stockholder) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a person or organization that owns fewer shares in a company than the controlling shareholder : minority shareholder rights Majority owners will be forced to allow minority shareholders to nominate a director to the firm's board . The group is now negotiating to buy out minority shareholders .
(Definition of minority shareholder noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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