Definition of proprietress in English:

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Pronunciation: /prəˈprʌɪətrəs/


A female proprietor.
Example sentences
  • Having received directions from the proprietress, Mrs. Marshall, that morning they made their way to Flinders Street Station to find a train which would take them the seven or eight miles to the bayside suburb of Brighton.
  • In fact, if the truth were told, his long courtship of Inger was as much a courtship of the business as of its proprietress.
  • Also arrested in an operation, codenamed " Fire Balloon " which started last Friday, were a director of a company, a proprietress of an estate agency, six flat owners, and 30 suspected bogus tenants.

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