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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
Translations of “owner”
in Korean 주인…
in Arabic مالِك…
in Portuguese dono, -a, proprietário…
in Catalan propietari, -ària…
in Japanese 所有者…
in Italian proprietario, -a…
in Chinese (Traditional) 所有者, 主人, 物主…
in Russian владелец…
in Turkish sahip, malik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 所有者, 主人, 物主…
in Polish właściciel/ka…
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