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shipowner

[ ship-oh-ner ]

noun

  1. a person who owns a ship or ships.


shipowner

/ ˈʃɪpˌəʊnə /

noun

  1. a person who owns or has shares in a ship or ships


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Word History and Origins

Origin of shipowner1

First recorded in 1520–30; ship 1 + owner

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Example Sentences

Increased customer demand for green transport has helped push companies and shipowners to invest in in carbon-neutral vessels, and industry expectations are for this to not only continue in 2022, but to accelerate.

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A shipowner complained to the commodore that the municipality refused to let him take his goods out of the custom-house.

His career had been a long one of varied villainy, he impersonating alternately a parson and a rich shipowner.

The services of a local shipowner were secured for the post of agent, and Miller was offered the place of accountant.

He was the eldest son of the second wife, who had been a Miss Pedrick, the daughter of a rich merchant and shipowner.

She was daughter to old Godefroi of St. Heliers, the shipowner.

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