HyperDic: proprietor

English > 1 sense of the word proprietor:
NOUNperson proprietor, owner(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business
proprietor > pronunciation
Soundsprahpray'ahter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > proprietor: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business.
Synonymowner
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
NarrowerbooksellerThe proprietor of a bookstore
lessor, lease giversomeone who grants a lease
letterowner who lets another person use something (housing usually) for hire
patronThe proprietor of an inn
proprietressA woman proprietor
publisher, newspaper publisherThe proprietor of a newspaper
renterAn owner of property who receives payment for its use by another person
restaurateur, restauranterThe proprietor of a restaurant
saloon keeperThe proprietor of a saloon
timbermanAn owner or manager of a company that is engaged in lumbering
Broaderbusinessman, man of affairsA person engaged in commercial or industrial business (especially an owner or executive)
Spanishama, amo, dueña, dueño, propietaria, propietario
Catalanamo, mestressa, propietària, propietari
Adjectivesproprietaryprotected by trademark or patent / patent or copyright
Nounsproprietorshipan unincorporated business owned by a single person who is responsible for its liabilities / liabilities and entitled to its profits / profits

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