Definition of owner-occupier in English:

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A person who owns the house or flat in which they live.
Example sentences
  • One owner-occupier, who lives in one of the terraces off Eastbourne Street and still has a mortgage, was due to see a council surveyor.
  • A limited number of houses were built by owner-occupiers who had borrowed money from the newly formed building societies.
  • Nearly 950 residents - some council tenants and some owner-occupiers - will have to be found new homes.

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