Associations to the word «Proprietor»


PROPRIETOR, noun. An owner.
PROPRIETOR, noun. A sole owner of an unincorporated business, also called a sole proprietor.
PROPRIETOR, noun. One of the owners of an unincorporated business, a partner.
PROPRIETOR, noun. (history) One or more persons to whom a colonial territory is assigned, like a fief, including its administration.

Dictionary definition

PROPRIETOR, noun. (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants".

Wise words

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