- The owner of a business, or a holder of property: Chinese restaurant proprietors by 1640 he was himself the proprietor of a three-hundred-acre tractMore example sentences
- Its proprietors have managed to fashion a sow's ear out of a silk purse.
- Each year, thousands of sole proprietors double the size of their businesses by hiring their first employee.
- If her bid stands, she could become the sole proprietor of the hotel.
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- Although California imposes strict limitations on when a trust may own stock or a partnership interest in an accountancy firm, these limitations do not apply to ownership of a sole proprietorship.
- Choose the right business entity: Many new entrepreneurs choose sole proprietorship because it's easy to set up, yet it offers little protection from lawsuits.
- Many small businesses start their businesses as sole proprietorships or partnerships.