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controlling shareholdernoun [C]

uk   us   (also controlling stockholder) FINANCE, STOCK MARKET
a ​shareholder who ​owns enough ​shares in a ​company to ​control its ​management: With 30% of the ​equity and 65% of the ​votingrights, they have become the corporation’s new ​controllingshareholder.
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