Definition of shareholder in English:

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shareholder

Pronunciation: /ˈSHerˌhōldər/

noun

An owner of shares in a company.
Example sentences
  • As rumours of a buyout surface once more, should shareholders sell or sit tight?
  • He is a property developer and a shareholder in and director of a number of companies.
  • He has shareholders to answer to, but that does not mean he foists his ideas on people.

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Syllabification: share·hold·er

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