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stockholder

[stok-hohl-der] /ˈstɒkˌhoʊl dər/
noun
1.
Also called stockowner. a holder or owner of stock in a corporation.
2.
Australian. an owner of livestock, as a rancher.
Origin of stockholder
1745-1755
1745-55; stock + holder
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stockholder

/ˈstɒkˌhəʊldə/
noun
1.
an owner of corporate capital stock
2.
(Austral) a person who keeps livestock
Derived Forms
stockholding, noun
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stockholder

n.

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

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stockholders in Culture

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The persons or corporations holding stock in a corporation.

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