Definition of 'proprietor'
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Would a new proprietor raise the fees? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Search was made for a new proprietor. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Journalists are employees for the most part and are there to do the bidding of editors and proprietors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Wisden has been vexed about the influence that a sole proprietor inevitably exerts over his club and the game. Times, Sunday Times (2011)This is to be run by the public, not editors or proprietors. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If illness did not get them, a shop proprietor might. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The new proprietor did not want to build it up again, so poor people moved in. Heidi (1881)I told all this to the proprietors of the restaurant in the former prison. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The law was brought to his attention by restaurant proprietors in his district on the east side of Manhattan. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a lawyer, my first instinct was that restaurant proprietors who were doing this were committing a criminal fraud. The Sun (2016)The Bell has been under new management since the spring and the new proprietors had no part in the reviews. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a huge relief to find that the proprietor of a business at the end of the bridge was prepared to offer his staff lavatory. Times, Sunday Times (2014)By 1778 Fry was the sole proprietor. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The hotel proprietor then places the €100 note back on the counter so the rich German will not suspect a thing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'proprietor'
British English: proprietor NOUN
The proprietor of a hotel, shop, newspaper, or other business is the person who owns it.
...the proprietor of a local restaurant.
Definition of proprietor from the Collins English Dictionary
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