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majority interestnoun [C or U]

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FINANCE, STOCK MARKET a ​situation in which one ​person or ​organizationowns 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 ​majorityinterest in a ​healthcareservicesgroup.
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