- a person who owns a home.
Origin of homeowner
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Examples from the Web for homeowner
If it applies, it means the homeowner would be out of pocket for most costs if the home is damaged.MH370: How Do Insurers Put a Price on Life?
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It is the burglar who bears the culpability for walking through an unlocked door, not the homeowner.How Social Scientists, and the Rest of Us, Got Seduced By a Good Story
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Nor do you have to have homeowner's insurance to own a home, just to obtain a mortgage.Should People Be Forced to Buy Liability Insurance for their Guns?
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Brady fell down the stairs, at which point he was looking up at the homeowner.Minnesota Killings Spark Debate over Self-Defense Laws
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The woman was able to escape because her attacker was scared off after he heard a homeowner open up his sliding glass door.Clues Emerge in Search for Jessica Ridgeway’s Killer
October 20, 2012
Even if no fire starts, electricity will be wasted and the homeowner will be paying for electricity that's doing no good.Electricity for the 4-H Scientist
Eric B. Wilson
- a person who owns the house in which he or she lives
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Word Origin and History for homeowner
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