Meaning of “majority interest” in the English Dictionary


"majority interest" in Business English

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majority interestnoun [ C or U ]

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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.

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