Definition of shipowner in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈSHipˌōnər/


A person or company owning a ship or a share in a ship.
Example sentences
  • On the one hand, a shipowner could send his ship without convoy and make a good profit but at the great risk of its being captured.
  • They did not actually employ the labour; they represented the shipowner who put the ship through the port, and they bowed to pressure that they should not have bowed to.
  • Are not sections 259 and 261 only concerned with apportionment of liability between ships, or shipowners?

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Syllabification: ship·own·er

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