stockholder

[ stok-hohl-der ]
/ ˈstɒkˌhoʊl dər /
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noun

Also called stockowner. a holder or owner of stock in a corporation.
Australian. an owner of livestock, as a rancher.

Origin of stockholder

First recorded in 1745–55; stock + holder
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British Dictionary definitions for stockholders

stockholder

/ (ˈstɒkˌhəʊldə) /

noun

an owner of corporate capital stock
Australian a person who keeps livestock
Derived Formsstockholding, noun
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Word Origin and History for stockholders

stockholder


n.

1753, from stock (n.2) + agent noun from hold.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Culture definitions for stockholders

stockholders


The persons or corporations holding stock in a corporation.

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