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owner

noun [C]
 
 
/əʊnər/
a person or organization that owns something: the owner of sth He is the owner of a chain of hotels.business/home/car owner Most business owners will find the help of a financial adviser invaluable.new/present/former owner The group's former owner made $1.35 billion from the sale. the joint/majority/sole owner The land is now in the hands of a private owner.
→ See also beneficial owner, part owner, process owner
(Definition of owner from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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