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Definitions of proprietor

  1. someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. (law) someone who owns (is legal possessor of) a business; "he is the owner of a chain of restaurants" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  3. One who has the legal right or exclusive title to anything, whether in possession or not; an owner; as, the proprietor of farm or of a mill. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. One who has a legal right to anything; owner. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Proprietress; propristrix. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. One who has anything as his property: an owner:-fem. PROPRIETRESS. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  7. PROPRIETORSHIP. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  8. An owner. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. An owner; a possessor in his own right. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. An owner of property, fixed or movable; one having a legal right to anything, whether in possession or not. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. This term is almost synonymous with "owner," (q. v.,) as in the phrase "riparian proprietor." A person entitled to a trade-mark or a design under the acts for the registration or patenting ot trade-marks and designs (q. v.) is called "proprietor" of the trade-mark or design. Sweet. See Latham v. Roach, 72 111. 181; Tuengling v. Scliile (C. C.) 12 Fed. 105; Hunt v. Curry, 37 Ark. 105; Werckmeister v. Springer Lithographing Co. (C. C.) 63 Fed. 811. thelawdictionary.org
  12. pr[=o]-pr[=i]'e-tor, n. one who has anything as his property: an owner:--fem. PROPR[=I]'ETRESS, PROPR[=I]'ETRIX.--adjs. PROPR[=I]'ETARY, PROPRIET[=O]'RIAL, belonging to a proprietor.--n. PROPR[=I]'ETARY, a proprietor, owner: a body of proprietors: the rights of a proprietor.--n. PROPR[=I]'ETORSHIP, state or right of a proprietor: ownership.--PROPRIETARY RIGHT, the right of a proprietor: the common-law right of a playwright to control production or representation of his drama so long as unpublished: the right when protected by copyright after publication. gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. Owner. Hence proprietorial a., proprietorially adv., proprietorship, proprietress, nn. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  14. n. One who has the legal right or exclusive title to any thing, whether in possesion or not; an owner. Cabinet Dictionary
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