Definition of stockholder noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈstɒkhəʊldə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈstɑːkhoʊldər//
(especially North American English)
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a person who owns stocks and shares in a businessExtra examples She was charged with having misled her stockholders. The company told its preferred stockholders that it couldn’t make its dividend payments. The corporations’ goal is to enrich their stockholders. the annual stockholder meeting the distribution of remaining stock to existing stockholders the major stockholder in the company
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: stockholder