Meaning of “holder” in the English Dictionary

"holder" in American English

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holdernoun [ C ]

us /ˈhoʊl·dər/

holder noun [ C ] (CONTAINER)

a device for putting objects in or for keeping them in place:

a cup/paper towel holder

holder noun [ C ] (OWNER)

someone who officially owns something:

property holders
Competition benefits credit card holders.

(Definition of “holder” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"holder" in Business English

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holdernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhəʊldər/ us

FINANCE, LAW a person who officially owns something:

a credit card holder
Property holders were pleased with the tax cut.

(Definition of “holder” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)