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shareholder

noun [C] uk   /ˈʃeəˌhəʊl.dər/  us   /ˈʃerˌhoʊl.dɚ/ mainly UK (US usually stockholder)
a person who owns shares in a company and therefore gets part of the company's profits and the right to vote on how the company is controlled: Shareholders will be voting on the proposed merger of the companies next week.
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in Korean 주주…
in Arabic حامِل أسهُم…
in Portuguese acionista…
in Catalan accionista…
in Japanese 株主…
in Italian azionista…
in Chinese (Traditional) 股票持有人,股東…
in Russian акционер…
in Turkish hissedar…
in Chinese (Simplified) 股票持有人,股东…
in Polish akcjonariusz/ka, udziałowiec…
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