shareholder

[ shair-hohl-der ]
/ ˈʃɛərˌhoʊl dər /

noun

a holder or owner of shares, especially in a company or corporation.

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Also called share·own·er [shair-oh-ner]. /ˈʃɛərˌoʊ nər/.

Origin of shareholder

First recorded in 1785–95; share1 + holder

OTHER WORDS FROM shareholder

shareholding, nounnon·share·hold·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for shareholder

shareholder
/ (ˈʃɛəˌhəʊldə) /

noun

the owner of one or more shares in a company
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